Diiodozinc; Zinc diiodide; [ChemIDplus]
Metals, Inorganic Compounds
White odorless hygroscopic solid; Turns brown on contact with air or light; [Merck Index] White odorless crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]
Used as a topical antiseptic and astringent; [Merck Index] Used as an analytical reagent; [Hawley]
Corrosive to skin and eyes; [eChemPortal: ERMA] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Zinc." See "Iodine" for the TLV of Iodides.
, 0.01 ppm, inhalable fraction and vapor (iodides)
0.1 mg/m3 (respirable fraction), 2 mg/m3 (inhalable fraction)-for Zn inorg. compds
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: