Agent Name

Barium iodate

CAS Number

10567-69-8

Formula

Ba.2H-I-O3

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Iodic acid (HIO3), barium salt; [ChemIDplus] UN3087

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Colorless crystals; Insoluble in water; [Avocado Research MSDS]

Comments

An oxidizing agent that may cause fire on contact with combustible materials; Causes burns; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Avocado Research MSDS] See "Barium carbonate."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Oxidizing solid, toxic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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