Iodine By: Nolan Klaus

Bernard Courtois

Discovered in France in 1811




Common uses

boosting metabolism, sterilizing agent, eye health, skin health, hair health, and radiation exposure

Unigue facts

The name for iodine comes from the Greek word iodes which means violet

Iodine is a halogen which is a type of non-metal but Iodine possesses some characteristics of metals

it is the heaviest essential element

Physical properties

melting point 236.7°F

boiling point 363.7°F

blue/black in color

density-4.93 g

15 isotopes

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