- Zirconium tetraiodide
- Zirconium iodide
Yellow to orange powder. Hygroscopic
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
S: 20 26 36/37/39 45
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Store under dry inert gas. Protect from humidity and water. Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Store under lock and key and with access restricted to technical experts or their assistants only.
Protective work clothing. Chemical protective gloves. Safety glasses or goggles.
Use neutralizing agent. Ensure adequate ventilation.
Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.
Extinguish with CO2, sand, extinguishing powder. Do not use water. Wear self-contained respirator. Wear fully protective impervious suit.
OSHA PEL: 5 mg/m3 (as Zr)
Inhalation of zirconium compounds may cause pulmonary granulomas. Prolonged exposure to iodides may cause skin rash, running nose, headache and irritation of the mucous membranes. In severe cases the skin may show pimples, boils, redness, black and blue spots, hives and blisters. Iodides are readily diffused across the placenta.
Seek immediate medical treatment.
Supply fresh air. If required, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm. Seek immediate medical advice.
Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly. Seek immediate medical advice.
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.