tetraiodoethylene

tetraiodoethylene

[¦te·trə¦ī·ə‚dō′eth·ə‚lēn]
(organic chemistry)
I2C:CI2 Light yellow crystals with a melting point of 187°C; soluble in organic solvents; used in surgical dusting powder and antiseptic ointments, and as a fungicide. Also known as iodoethylene.
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