Chemical dangers Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic fumes of nitrogen oxides and iodine. The solution is a weak acid.
Formula: (C6-H9-N-O)x .x-I2
Solubility in water: good
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure Repeated or prolonged contact with skin may cause dermatitis.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
The substance is a widely used topical antiseptic and it has been only very rarely associated to any adverse effects during its normal use.
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