Manganese(II) iodide

  • Manganesediiodide
Formula
MnI2
Structure
Description
white hexagonal crystals, hygroscopic

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
7790-33-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
232-201-6
Merck
12,5772
Beilstein/Gmelin
68665 (G)
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
I2Mn
Formula mass
308.75
Melting point, °C
638
Density
5.04 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Soluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles, protective gloves and clothing to prevent exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
Stable.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents, strong acids, active metals, halogens.
Decomposition
Iodine.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear approved SCBA in full pressure-demand and full protective gear. Substance is noncombustible. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish surrounding fire.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. May cause central nervous system depression.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. May cause bronchial pneumonia.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
xx