White deliquescent granules that are used in photography. Lithium iodide turns yellow on exposure to air due to the liberation of iodine.
Synonyms and Related Terms
lithium iodide trihydrate
Soluble in water, ethanol, acetone.
Hazards and Safety
May be irritating to skin, eyes and membranes.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
- The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 5561