Agent Name

Stannic bromide

CAS Number

7789-67-5

Formula

Br4-Sn

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Tin perbromide; Stannane, tetrabromo-; Tin tetrabromide; Tin(IV) bromide (1:4); [ChemIDplus] UN3260

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White solid; Fumes in air; mp = 31 deg C; [Merck Index] Colorless crystals; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in metallurgy (separation of minerals); [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin and eye irritant; [Hawley] See "Bromine."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

2 mg/m3, as Sn

PEL (OSHA)

2 mg/m3, as Sn

Explanatory Notes

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

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