Title: Mercuric Iodate
CAS Registry Number: 7783-32-6
Molecular Formula: HgI2O6
Molecular Weight: 550.40
Percent Composition: Hg 36.44%, I 46.11%, O 17.44%
Line Formula: Hg(IO3)2
Properties: White powder. Poisonous! On warming, dec at 175° to give mercuric iodide and oxygen. Soly in water (20°) 0.002 g/100 g; soly increased by NaCl or KI.
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.