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Potassium bromide

EC / List no.: 231-830-3

CAS no.: 7758-02-3

Mol. formula: BrK

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GHS07: Health hazard

Warning! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance causes serious eye irritation.

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 1 000 - 10 000 tonnes per year.

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

Consumer Uses

This substance is used in the following products: photo-chemicals.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use.

Article service life

Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. flooring, furniture, toys, construction materials, curtains, foot-wear, leather products, paper and cardboard products, electronic equipment).
ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or into which articles the substance might have been processed.

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals and photo-chemicals.
This substance is used in the following areas: scientific research and development and printing and recorded media reproduction.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners).

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: polymers.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation in materials and formulation of mixtures.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: pharmaceuticals and photo-chemicals.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used in the following areas: printing and recorded media reproduction and scientific research and development.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites and as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates).

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance.

The InfoCard summarises the non-confidential data on substances as held in the databases of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), including data provided by third parties. The InfoCard is automatically generated. Information requirements under different legislative frameworks may therefore not be up–to–date or complete. Substance manufacturers and importers are responsible for consulting official publications. This InfoCard is covered by the ECHA Legal Disclaimer.

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