Acetyl iodide

Agent Name
Acetyl iodide
CAS Number
507-02-8
Formula
C2-H3-I-O
Major Category
Toxic Gases & Vapors
Acetyl iodide formula graphical representation
Synonyms
UN1898
Category
Acid Halides
Description
Colorless, fuming liquid with a pungent odor that turns brown on contact with air; [CAMEO]
Sources/Uses
Used as a chemical intermediate; [NJ-HSFS]
Comments
Reacts with moisture to form hydrogen iodide (hydroiodic acid); Vapors are irritating; Liquid is corrosive to skin; Inhalation can cause pulmonary edema; [CAMEO]
Biomedical References

Exposure Assessment

TIH
Yes
Dangerous When Wet
Yes
Vapor Pressure
32.4 mm Hg
Explanatory Notes
Not TIH in land-based spills, but TiH substance released when spilled in water; [ERG 2016] VP from ChemIDplus;

Adverse Effects

Toxic Pneumonitis
Yes
Dermatotoxin
Skin burns

Diseases, Processes, and Activities Linked to This Agent

Diseases

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