Beryllium Nitrate

Title: Beryllium Nitrate
CAS Registry Number: 13597-99-4
Molecular Formula: BeN2O6
Molecular Weight: 133.02
Percent Composition: Be 6.78%, N 21.06%, O 72.17%
Line Formula: Be(NO3)2
Literature References: Prepn: Gmelins, Beryllium (8th ed.) 26, 102-104 (1930). Review of toxicology: B. Venugopal, T. D. Luckey, Environ. Qual. Saf. 1, Suppl. 1, 4-73 (1975); of toxicity: Dangerous Prop. Ind. Mater. Rep. 9, 29-37 (1989).
Derivative Type: Trihydrate
CAS Registry Number: 7787-55-5
Properties: White to slightly yellow, deliquesc cryst mass. mp ~60°. Very sol in water, ethanol. Keep well closed in a cool place. LD50 i.p. in mice: 0.5 mg/kg (Venugopal, Luckey).
Melting point: mp ~60°
Toxicity data: LD50 i.p. in mice: 0.5 mg/kg (Venugopal, Luckey)
Use: Stiffening mantles in gas and acetylene lamps.
Beryllium Nitride Beryllium Oxide Beryllium Oxyacetate Beryllium Perchlorate Beryllium Potassium Fluoride