Zinc Iodide

Zinc Iodide

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Zinc Iodide is a chemical compound and readily absorbs water from the atmosphere. Best known for its safe formulation, long shelf life and easy usage, it is used as an x-ray opaque penetrate in industrial radiography to improve the contrast between the damage and intact composite. It is formulated by reacting zinc with iodine in aqueous solution. Checked in compliance with set industry standards at our modern production unit, Zinc Iodide is available for clients in different packaging options.

  • Product Name: Zinc Iodide
  • CAS Number: 10139-47-6
  • Molecular formula: ZnI2
  • Molecular weight: 319.22 g/mol
  • Boiling point: 1,150 °C (2,100 °F; 1,420 K) decomposes
  • Melting point: 446 °C (835 °F; 719 K)
  • Solubility in water: 450 g/100mL (20 °C)
  • Description: White to off white hygroscopic powder