Silver Iodide Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Silver Iodide Properties

Silver Iodide

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Silver iodide is a inorganic, photosensitive iodide of silver used in photography, in medicine as an antiseptic, and in rainmaking for cloud seeding. It is prepared by reaction of an iodide solution with a solution of silver ions.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Yellow crystalline solid
Boiling Point 1506°C
CAS Number 7783-96-2
Density 5.675 g/cm3
EINECS Number 232-038-0
InChI 1S/Ag.HI/h;1H/q+1;/p-1
Melting Point 558°C
Molar Mass 234.77 g/mol
Molecular Formula AgI
NFPA 704 H-2,F-0,R-0,C-NA
Solubility 0.03 mg/l
Synonyms Silver(I) Iodide;Silveriodide;Silver Monoiodide