Agent Name

Gallium bromide

CAS Number

13450-88-9

Formula

Br3-Ga

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Gallium bromide (GaBr3); Gallium tribromide; [ChemIDplus] Gallium (III) bromide; [MSDSonline] UN3096

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White, odorless crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Reacts violently with water; A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis; [MSDSonline] See "Bromine."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, water-reactive, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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