Agent Name

Platinum(IV) iodide

CAS Number

7790-46-7

Formula

I4-Pt

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Platinic iodide; Platinum iodide (PtI4), (SP-4-1)-; Platinum tetraiodide; [ChemIDplus] UN3260

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Brownish-black to black solid; Soluble in water; [Merck Index] Black powder; Decomposed by water; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Platinum, soluble salts."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.002 mg/m3, as Pt (soluble salts), [0.01 ppm, inhalable fraction and vapor (iodides)]

PEL (OSHA)

0.002 mg/m3, as Pt (soluble salts)

IDLH (NIOSH)

4 mg/m3, as Pt (soluble salts)

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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