Tin(II) iodide

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Tin(II) iodide, also known as stannous iodide, is a chemical compound. Its chemical formula is SnI2. It contains tin and iodide ions. The tin is in its +2 oxidation state.

Properties[change | edit source]

Tin(II) iodide is a red-orange solid. It is a reducing agent.

Preparation[change | edit source]

It is made by dissolving tin or its oxide in hydriodic acid.

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