Agent Name

Thorium iodide

CAS Number

7790-49-0

Formula

I4-Th

Major Category

Physical/Radiation

Synonyms

Thorium tetraiodide; [ChemIDplus] Thorium(IV) iodide; [APL Engineered Materials MSDS] UN2910

Category

Radioactive Compounds

Description

Pale yellow solid; Soluble in water; [APL Engineered Materials MSDS]

Comments

Thorium is radioactive; Targets lungs, skeletal structures, lymphatic glands, and other tissues; [APL Engineered Materials MSDS] See "Thorium."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.01 ppm, inhalable fraction and vapor (iodides)

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for Radioactive material, excepted package, limited quantity of material

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