Sodium Iodide

Availability

Special and quality requirements for sodium iodide usp are available upon request: sodium iodide is normally available in various concentrations.

Formula

NaI

CAS

7681-82-5

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Sodium Iodide

Distributor of sodium iodide

Description

Sodium iodide occurs as cubic crystals or as a crystalline powder that turn yellow on exposure to air or light following the development of iodine. Sodium iodide is very soluble in water and also in many organic solvents like aliphatic alcohols or benzyl alcohol and glycerine; it turns a typical yellow colour when it comes into contact with fire. Sodium iodide is fundamental in medicine to treat thyroid disorders; it is well tolerated and not very irritating to the stomach.

Appearance

Sodium iodide occurs as crystals or as a crystalline powder that turn yellow on exposure to air due to the formation of iodine.

Solubility

Sodium iodide is soluble in water and in many organic solvents such as aliphatic alcohols or benzyl alcohol and glycerin.

Uses

Sodium iodide is used as a raw material for the pharmaceutical industry and in the photographic industry, it is also used as a raw material for zootechnical application.

Classification

Sodium iodide is not subject to labelling obligations, but nevertheless, the safety requirements must be respected.

Safety

Request safety data sheet (SDS) and refer to points 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 15.

Specifications

Technical specifications are provided on request according to the application: sodium iodide is stored in original packing and under conditions mentioned on the safety data sheet (SDS).

Synonyms

Sodium iodide USP