Palladium(II) iodide

  • Palladous iodide
  • Palladous diiodide
Formula
I2Pd
Structure
Description
Black crystals

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
7790-38-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
232-203-7
22 24/25
Beilstein/Gmelin
9342 (G)
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
I2Pd
Formula mass
360.23
Melting point, °C
810 (decomposes)
Density
6.003 g/cm3 (18 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
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 oxidizing agents, Mineral acids.
Decomposition
Hydrogen iodide.

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

Health.
Exposure effects
Toxic. May cause harm to the unborn child. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin. Target organ(s): Thyroid.
   Inhalation
Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.

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.

Transport.