Bismuth Iodide Oxide

Title: Bismuth Iodide Oxide
CAS Registry Number: 7787-63-5
Additional Names: Basic bismuth iodide; bismuth oxyiodide; bismuthyl iodide; bismuth "subiodide"
Molecular Formula: BiIO
Molecular Weight: 351.88
Percent Composition: Bi 59.39%, I 36.06%, O 4.55%
Line Formula: BiOI
Literature References: Prepn: Gmelins, Bismuth (8th ed) 19, p 159 (1927); Schenk in Handbook of Preparative Inorganic Chemistry vol. 1, G. Brauer, Ed. (Academic Press, New York, 2nd ed., 1963) p 625.
Properties: Brick-red, heavy, odorless powder or copper-colored crystals. d 7.92. Fuses at red heat with partial decompn. Practically insol in water, alcohol, CHCl3; sol in HCl; dec by HNO3 or alkali.
Density: d 7.92
Use: Manuf of dry cell cathodes.
Therap-Cat: Anti-infective.
Keywords: Antiseptic/Disinfectant; Halogens/Halogen Containing Compounds.
Bismuth Iodosubgallate Bismuth Nitrate Bismuth Oleate Bismuth Oxalate Bismuth Pentafluoride