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|
|Appearance||White crystalline powder|
|Melting Point||551 °C|
|Boiling Point||235 °C|
|Molar Mass||144.94 g/mol|
|Solubility in Water||Soluble|
Ammonium Iodide Chemical Structure
Ammonium Iodide Uses
- Used in photographic chemicals
- Used in medicines
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