Strontium bromate

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Strontium bromate
IUPAC name
Strontium dibromate
3D model (JSmol)
ECHA InfoCard 100.035.013
EC Number 238-531-7
Molar mass 343.424 g/mol
Melting point 240 °C (464 °F; 513 K) (decomposes)
27.2 g/100 mL
−93.5·10−6 cm3/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Strontium bromate is a rarely considered chemical in the laboratory or in industries. It is, however, mentioned in the book Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood by Oliver Sacks. There it is said that this salt glows when crystallized from a saturated aqueous solution. Chemically this salt is soluble in water, and is a moderately strong oxidizing agent.[1]

Strontium bromate is toxic if ingested and irritates the skin and respiratory tract if come into contact with or inhaled, respectively. Its chemical formula is Sr(BrO3)2.


  1. ^ "Strontium Bromate". American Elements. Retrieved 25 July 2013. 

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