Agent Name

Silver iodide

CAS Number

7783-96-2

Formula

Ag-I

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Colloidal silver iodide; Neosilvol; Silver monoiodide; Silver(1+) iodide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Light yellow odorless solid; Gradually darkened by light; [Merck Index] Insoluble in water (28X10-7 g/l at 25 deg C); [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used in photography, cloud seeding (making artificial rain), local anti-infectives, and veterinary local antiseptics for mucous membranes; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation and argyria; [MSDSonline] See "Silver." See "Iodine."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

, 0.01 ppm, inhalable fraction and vapor (iodides)

MAK

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

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