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Potential mixing of iodine and ammonia

The Scenario

Discovery chemists carried out a new small scale synthesis which used both ammonia and iodine, fortunately the proposed scale up was was averted by early intervention of the companies Process Safety department.

It is obvious that the necessary safety procedures preceeding this chemical manufacture were not followed.  It is vital that a proper safety assessment should be made before attampting any new manufacture to ensure that known incompatibilities are avoided.

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