Agent Name

Zirconium bromide

CAS Number

13777-25-8

Formula

Br4-Zr

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Zirconium bromide (ZrBr4) (8CI)(9CI); Zirconium bromide (ZrBr4), (T-4)-; Zirconium tetrabromide; [ChemIDplus] Zirconium (IV) bromide; [MSDSonline] UN3260

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Little commercial interest because it has similar properties to zirconium tetrachloride, which is less expensive; [Ullmann]

Comments

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

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

5 mg/m3, as Zr

STEL (ACGIH)

10 mg/m3, as Zr

PEL (OSHA)

5 mg/m3, as Zr (compounds)

IDLH (NIOSH)

25 mg/m3, as Zr

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, acidic, inorganic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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