Chemical Name
POTASSIUM BROMIDE
Reference No.
60-10-066-00
F.Wt.
119.00
Formula
KBr
SPECIFICATIONS
Appearance
Colour less crystals
Assay as KBr
Min : 99%
Clarity of 25% aqueous solution
a. Clear and colour less free from any extraneous matter like black or white particles or floating and suspended impurities or dust particles
b. There should not be any turbidity or opalescence
c. There should not be any froth or stable foam
pH of 5% aqueous solution
5-8.8
IR spectrum
Comparable with control
Reducing or oxidizing substances
Max : 5ppm
Barium
Max : 20 ppm
Ca & Mg  ppt
Max : 50 ppm
Chloride
Max : 0.2 %
Iodide
Max: Max : 5ppm
Iodine number at 20oC
Max : 0.4 ml of 0.01 N I2/ 100 gms
Sulphides
Max : 1 ppm
Moisture
Max: 0.6%
Sulfate
Max :0.005%
Magnesium
Max : 0.005%
Heavy metals  as Pb
Max :0.0005
Iron
Max : absent to test
Bromates
Absent to test
Resistance to KMnO4
Min : 10 minutes
Quantity of sample required for test
1 kg
Mode of packing
To be packed in thick PE bags double layered & heat –sealed and kept inside cardboard drums.
POTASSIUM BROMIDE
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