Sodium iodide is an inorganic salt with a chemical formula NaI. It is an important source of iodine. Industrially, sodium iodide is produced by the reaction between hydroiodic acid or iodine and sodium hydroxide.
In this short piece of article, learn more about the sodium iodide formula along with its chemical structure, its properties and uses.
Sodium Iodide Properties
|Properties of Sodium Iodide|
|Melting Point||661 °C|
|Boiling Point||1,304 °C|
|Molar Mass||149.89 g/mol|
|Solubility in Water||Soluble|
Sodium Iodide Chemical Structure
Sodium Iodide Uses
- Sodium Iodide is commonly used to treat iodine deficiency in humans.
- Used in the treatment of thyroid cancer
- Used in the conversion of alkyl chlorides to alkyl iodides
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