Potassium iodide is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula KI. This white salt is the most commercially significant iodide compound. It is less hygroscopic (absorbs water less readily) than sodium iodide, making it easier to work with. Aged and impure samples are yellow because of aerial oxidation of the iodide to elemental iodine.
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Minimum Assay: >99%
Molecular Formula: KI
Molecular Weight: 166.0 g/mol
Melting Point: 681°C
Iodate (as KIO3): <0.0004%
Heavy Metals (as Pb): <0.001%
Loss on Drying: <1%
Alkalinity: Passes Test
Nitrates,Ammonia, Nitrites: Passes Test
Thiosulphate and Barium: Passes Test
Hazard Phrases: Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Prec Phrases: Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. Do no eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell. Dispose of contents/container.
Cas No: 7681-11-0
Einecs No: 231-659-4
HS CODE: 2827601000
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