Agent Name

Silver iodate

CAS Number

7783-97-3

Formula

Ag.H-I-O3

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Iodic acid (HIO3), silver(1+) salt; [ChemIDplus] UN1479

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White solid; Nearly insoluble in water (soluble in 1,875 parts water at 25 deg C); [Merck Index] White odorless powder; Isoluble in water (0.5 g/L at 25 deg C); [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reagent in the medical laboratory to detect chloride; [Merck Index]

Comments

A strong oxidizing agent that reacts with water; [CAMEO] An irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [CHRIS] An oxidizer that may cause fire on contact with combustible materials; A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
MAK

0.01 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as Ag (salts)

Explanatory Notes

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

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