Hazardous Chemical Information System (HCIS)

Hazardous Chemical Details

Cas Number 7758-01-2
Chemical Name potassium bromate
Chemical Synonym Bromic acid, potassium salt
Hazard Category Acute toxicity – category 3
Carcinogenicity – category 1B
Oxidising solid – category 1
Hazard Statement H301 (Toxic if swallowed)
H350 (May cause cancer)
H271 (May cause fire or explosion; strong oxidizer)
Pictogram Pictogram of Flame Over Circle GHS03 (Flame Over Circle)
Pictogram of Skull and Crossbones GHS06 (Skull and Crossbones)
Pictogram of Health Hazard GHS08 (Health Hazard)
Signal Word Danger
Notes 8 (The tables in schedule 6 of the WHS regulations replace some tables in the GHS, this may affect the cut off concentrations for this chemical.)
Sources N (The classification information for this entry was provided by the National Industrial Chemical Notification and Assessment Scheme)
EU (Classification information for chemical is taken from the European Union’s Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation.)

Hazardous Chemical History

Date Description
09/05/2018 Synonym modified from
[Bromic acid, potassium salt]
Hazard Category modified from
[HC044:Oxidising solid – category 1,
HC101:Carcinogenicity – category 1B,
HC061:Acute toxicity – category 3]

[HC061:Acute toxicity – category 3,
HC101:Carcinogenicity – category 1B,
HC044:Oxidising solid – category 1]

Hazard Statement modified from
[H271 May cause fire or explosion; strong oxidizer;
H350 May cause cancer;
H301 Toxic if swallowed]
[H301 ;
H350 ;
H271 ]
Sources modified from
23/06/2016 Chemical Added