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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium iodate, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Potassium iodate
CAS 7758-05-6
Molecular Formula KIO3
Formula Weight 214.00g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011406
UN Number UN1479
Merck Index 14,7642
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AAA161620E

 
alfa aesar™
A16162-0E
2500g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1616222

 
alfa aesar™
A16162-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1616236

 
alfa aesar™
A16162-36
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 560°C (dec.)
Quantity 2500g
Chemical Name or Material Potassium iodate
CAS 7758-05-6
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula KIO3
Formula Weight 214.00g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011406
UN Number UN1479
Merck Index 14,7642
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H272-H315-H319-H335
May intensify fire; oxidizer.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P221-P210-P220-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 5.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: OXIDIZING SOLID, N.O.S.
RTECS Number NN1350000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Potassium iodate is an oxidizing agent used to prepare 2-styrylchromones from o-hydroxy-ω-cinnamylideneacetophenones by oxidative cyclization. It is used to iodinate table salt in order to prevent iodine deficiency. It is an active ingredient in baby formula milk. As a maturing agent, it is used in baking. Furthermore, it is involved in the protection of radioactive iodine accumulation in the thyroid.

Solubility
Soluble in water, potassium iodide solution. Insoluble in alcohol, liquid ammonia and nitric acid.

Notes
Incompatible with aluminum, strong oxidizing agents, sulfides, peroxides, metals and reducing agents. Avoid heat, shock and friction.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P221-P210-P220-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H272-H315-H319-H335
May intensify fire; oxidizer.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.