Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2009 15:56:49 -0400
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Subject: Iodine corrosivity

From: lmstroud**At_Symbol_Here**
Subject: iodine
Date: September 21, 2009 10:03:55 AM EDT

Is sublimed crystalline iodine corrosive enough to corrode a metal trap in a sink. The teacher ran water over the iodine for about 15 min. I know iodine is not very water soluble. The hole in the sink trap occurred overnight after iodine was put in the sink.

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