Agent Name

Platinum(II) iodide

CAS Number

7790-39-8

Formula

I2-Pt

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Platinous iodide; Platinum diiodide; Platinum iodide (PtI2); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Black odorless powder; Insoluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Comments

The iodide salts of platinum may cause allergies, but they are less potent than the chloride salts; [Nordberg, p. 1125] An irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.01 ppm, inhalable fraction and vapor (iodides)

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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