Agent Name

Potassium hydrogen diiodate

CAS Number

13455-24-8

Formula

H-I-O3.1/2K

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Iodic acid (HIO3), potassium salt (2:1); [ChemIDplus] Potassium biiodate; Potassium hydrogen iodate; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN3085

Category

Halogens, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White hygroscopic powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

An oxidizing agent; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Iodic acid."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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