Agent Name

Nickel(II) bromide

CAS Number

13462-88-9

Formula

Br2-Ni

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Nickel bromide (Br2Ni); Nickel dibromide; Nickel(2+) bromide; Nickel(II) bromide; Nickelous bromide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nickel Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Yellowish-green odorless solid; [CAMEO] Trihydrate: yellow-green and deliquescent; loses water at about 200 deg C; Anhydrous: yellow-gold; [Merck Index]

Comments

Irritating to eyes, nose, and throat; [CAMEO] See "Bromine." See "Nickel" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as Ni

PEL (OSHA)

1 mg/m3, as Ni

IDLH (NIOSH)

10 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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