Ammonium Iodide Formula

Ammonium Iodide is a chemical compound with a formula NH4I and can be manufactured in a lab by treating ammonium hydroxide with hydrogen iodide gas. It is easily soluble in water and ethanol. In moist air, it decomposes and turns yellow with the liberation of iodine. In this short piece of article, let us learn more about the ammonium iodide formula, its chemical structure along with its properties and uses.

Ammonium Iodide Properties

Properties of Ammonium Iodide

Name

Ammonium Iodide

Appearance

White crystalline powder

Chemical Formula

NH4I

Melting Point

551 °C

Boiling Point

405 °C

Molar Mass

144.94 g/mol

Density

2.51 g/cm³

Solubility in Water

Soluble

Ammonium Iodide Chemical Structure

Ammonium Iodide Formula

Ammonium Iodide Uses

  • Used in photographic chemicals
  • Used in medicines

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Which of the following cannot give benzoic acid on oxidation with alkaline KMnO4 followed by acidification