Agent Name

Barium iodide

CAS Number

13718-50-8

Formula

Ba-I2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

UN1564

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Colorless or white solid; [Merck Index] Colorless beads, hygroscopic and soluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in the manufacture of other iodides; [Merck Index]

Comments

Harmful by ingestion or inhalation; [MSDSonline] See "Barium." See "Iodine."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.5 mg/m3, as Ba (0.01 ppm, inhalable fraction and vapor, (iodides))

PEL (OSHA)

0.5 mg/m3, as Ba

MAK

0.5 mg/m3, as Ba, inhalable fraction(soluble compds)

IDLH (NIOSH)

50 mg/m3, as Ba

Explanatory Notes

mp = 740 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
ACGIH Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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