cadmium iodide


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cadmium iodide

[′kad·mē·əm ′ī·ə‚dīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
CdI2 A cadmium halide that forms lustrous, white, hexagonal scales, consisting of two water-soluble allotropes; used in photography, in process engraving, and formerly as an antiseptic.
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It presents also a risk on health: by oral way, the symptoms observed are: an episode of gastro-enteritis with epigastric cramps, the vomiting, the diarrhoeas and myalgias, or by ingestion way, an intoxication mortal was however observed following the voluntary ingestion of 5 gr of cadmium iodide.