Agent Name

Silver bromide

CAS Number

7785-23-1

Formula

Ag-Br

Major Category

Metals

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Yellowish odorless solid; Darkened by light; Water solubility = 0.135 mg/L at 25 deg C; [Merck Index] Light yellow, odorless, crystalline solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in photography and medicines (topical anti-infective and astringent); [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation and argyria; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Bromine." See "Silver."

Exposure Assessment
MAK

0.01 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as Ag (salts)

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