Properties[change | change source]
Preparation[change | change source]
Uses[change | change source]
It was used in medicine as a hypnotic and sedative. Potassium bromide is also used for this purpose. It is used to make other bromine compounds that are organic. It was used to make silver bromide. It can be used as a disinfectant with chlorine in pools. It can be used to make dense fluids for drilling oil wells.
Safety[change | change source]
Sodium bromide is only toxic in large amounts, like sodium chloride.