Iodine

CAS#: 7553-56-2

Synonyms:  Iodine colloidal; Diatomic Iodine; Iodine crystals; molecular iodine

Uses: Dyes (aniline dyes, phthalein dyes), alkylation and condensation catalyst, iodides, iodates, antiseptics and germicides, X-ray contrast media, food and feed additive, stabilizers, photographic film, water treatment, pharmaceuticals, medicinal soaps, unsaturation indicator.

Hazard: Toxic by ingestion and inhalation, storng irritantt to eyes and skin. TLV: ceiling 0.1 ppm in air.   Strong Oxidizing Agent