Indium(I) iodide

  • Indium monoiodide
Formula
IIn
Structure
Description
Red to black flakes.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
13966-94-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
237-746-3
22 36/37/38 42/43
22 26 36/37 45
Beilstein/Gmelin
13716 (G)
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
IIn
Formula mass
241.72
Melting point, °C
351
Boiling point, °C
711
Density
5.32 g/cm3
Solubility in water
0.16 g/L (20 C)
Heat of fusion
28 kJ/mol
Heat of vaporization
90 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store under argon.
Protection
Wear respirator, chemical safety goggles, rubber boots, and heavy rubber gloves.
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
Oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Iodine, Indium/indium oxides.

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
3
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
1
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Harmful. Harmful if swallowed. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin. May cause sensitization by inhalation and skin contact. Target organ(s): Thyroid. Blood.
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May be harmful if inhaled. Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
   Skin
Causes severe skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
Causes severe 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 not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   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.