Beryllium Iodide

Title: Beryllium Iodide
CAS Registry Number: 7787-53-3
Molecular Formula: BeI2
Molecular Weight: 262.82
Percent Composition: Be 3.43%, I 96.57%
Literature References: Prepn: Messerknecht, Biltz, Z. Anorg. Chem. 148, 152 (1925); Ehrlich in Handbook of Preparative Inorganic Chemistry vol. 1, G. Brauer, Ed. (Academic Press, New York, 2nd ed., 1963) p 892. Review of beryllium halides: Bell, Adv. Inorg. Chem. Radiochem. 14, 255-332 (1972).
Properties: Needles, mp 480°, bp 488°. Very hygroscopic. Sublimes in vacuo. Reacts violently with water, giving off HI. Absorbs ammonia. Dissolves in alcohols, amines, with the formation of addition compds. Keep tightly closed.
Melting point: mp 480°
Boiling point: bp 488°
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.
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