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).
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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-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/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. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.