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7790-39-8 - Platinum(II) iodide, Premion®, 99.99% (metals basis), Pt 43.0% min - 12170 - Alfa Aesar

12170 Platinum(II) iodide, Premion®, 99.99% (metals basis), Pt 43.0% min

CAS Number

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
0.25g 39.40
1g 134.00
5g 602.00
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Platinum(II) iodide, Premion®, 99.99% (metals basis), Pt 43.0% min


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
325° dec.
Insoluble in water, alkali iodides.


Platinum(II) iodide is used in pharmaceuticals and medical applications. It is also used to form cis and trans complexes with propan-1-amine. It is utilized in the catalytic hydration reaction of alkynes such as 2-hexyne, 4-methyl-2-pentyne, and 4,4dimethyl-2- pentyne . It is also used in the preparation of diiodo(2,9-dimethyl-1,10-phenanthroline)platinum(II).


Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Pettinari, C.; Marchetti, F.; Orbisaglia, S.; Palmucci, J.; Pettinari, R.; Nicola, C. D.; Skelton, B. W.; White, A. H. Synthesis, Characterization, and Crystal Structures of Scorpionate Complexes with the Hydrotris[3-(2'-thienyl)pyrazol-1-yl]borate Ligand. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 2014 (3), 546-558.

Yang, L.; Tang, B.; Wu, P. A novel proton exchange membrane prepared from imidazole metal complex and Nafion for low humidity. J. Membr. Sci. 2014, 467, 236-243.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H317-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause an allergic skin reaction. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260u-P201-P280a-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310a-P405-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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