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Information on Cuprous Iodide
Cuprous Iodide is a derivative of Iodine. Cuprous Iodide is soluble in Ammonia & Potassium Solutions. Cuprous Iodide is a off-white coloured powder with a melting point of 606oC. It should be stored in tightly closed containers in a Room Temperature.
Synthesis / Manufacturing Process of Iodides
The major raw material of all the Iodides is Elemental Iodine. Iodine was first discovered in 1811 in France. Iodine is a non-metallic element of Halogen Group of products, having Melting Point 114oC. Iodine is found in Caliche, which is a sedimentary rock, hardened with the deposits of Calcium Carbonate (which is mainly found in Chile) & also in the brine extracted along with the natural gas (especially found in Japan & USA).
Cuprous Iodide is manufactured by treating Copper Sulphate with Hydriodic Acid.
Specifications of Cuprous Iodide
Product Name : Cuprous Iodide.
Product Code : B005.
Product Category : Iodides / Iodides.
CAS No. : 7681-65-4.
HSN No. : 28276000.
Synonyms : Copper (I) Iodide.
Molecular Formula : CuI.
Molecular Weight : 190.45.
Appearance : Off-white coloured Powder.
Solubility : Soluble in Ammonia & Potassium Solutions.
Assay : 98.0% Min.
Packing : 25 Kg. HDPE Bags / Drums.
Uses / Application of Cuprous Iodide
Cuprous Iodide is used as a catalyst in the synthesis of Organic Fine Chemicals. Cuprous Iodide is also used in Iodized Salts & Animal Feed formulations as a dietary source of Iodine.