Calcium iodide

  • Calcium diiodide
  • Yokaron
Formula
CaI2
Structure
Description
White to pink hygroscopic hexagonal crystals

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
10102-68-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
233-276-8
22 24/25
Merck
12,1720
Beilstein/Gmelin
18378 (G)
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-7931
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
CaI2
Formula mass
293.89
Melting point, °C
740
Boiling point, °C
1100
Density
3.956 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
650 g/L (10 C)
Dielectric constant
2.88
Thermal expansion
9.1E-5/K

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed.
Protection
Protective gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Wear dust mask.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong acids, Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Nature of decomposition products not known.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Health
2
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
1
 

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
Avoid contact and inhalation. Possible sensitizer. Target organ(s): Thyroid.
   Ingestion
May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May be harmful if inhaled. Material may be irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult, call a physician.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.