Ammonium iodide

Description

Ammonium iodide is the chemical compound NH4I. It is used in photographic chemicals and some medications. It can be prepared by the action of hydroiodic acid on ammonia. It is easily soluble in water, from which it crystallizes in cubes. It is also soluble in ethanol. It gradually turns yellow on standing in moist air, owing to decomposition with liberation of iodine.

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Substance data page for Ammonium iodide

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Chemistry educational resource for Ammonium iodide (standard InChIKey UKFWSNCTAHXBQN-UHFFFAOYSA-N). Ammonium iodide (IUPAC Name). Follow the page link to go to the compound page on the Learn Chemistry wiki.