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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 34.37
1g 97.20
5g 325.01
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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: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P363-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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