Agent Name

Gallium(III) iodide

CAS Number

13450-91-4

Formula

Ga-I3

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Gallium iodide (GaI3); Gallium triiodide; [ChemIDplus] Gallium (III) iodide, anhydrous; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN3260

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Colorless or light yellow odorless powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Decomposed by water; Causes burns; May cause skin and respiratory sensitization; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] Search for (13450-91-4 AND (allergic OR sensitiz*OR asthma): no results; [PubMed] See "Gallium." See "Aluminum iodide" and "Indium iodide."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.01 ppm, inhalable fraction and vapor (iodides)

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, acidic, inorganic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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