- Strontium diiodide
White hygroscopic crystals
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
22 26 27 36/37/39 45
Swiss Giftliste 1
Melting point, °C
4.437 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
642 g/L (20 C)
Hazards and Protection.
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place. Incompatible Materials: Do not allow contact with water
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing. Faceshield (8-inch minimum).
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Cover with dry lime or soda ash, pick up, keep in a closed container, and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Water, Strong acids, Strong bases, Potassium.
Iodine, Hydrogen iodide.
Extinguish using Dry chemical powder. Unsuitable: Do not use water. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Non-combustible, substance itself does not burn but may decompose upon heating to produce corrosive and/or toxic fumes.
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Corrosive. Reacts violently with water. Causes burns. Target organ(s): Cardiovascular system. Thyroid.
TOXIC; inhalation, ingestion, or skin contact with material may cause severe injury or death. Effects of contact or inhalation may be delayed.
Contact with molten substance may cause severe burns to skin and eyes. See Inhalation.
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes. For minor skin contact, avoid spreading material on unaffected skin.
Assure adequate flushing of the eyes by separating the eyelids with fingers.