Povidone Iodine

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Specifications

CAS No.  25655-41-8
Mol. Formula C6H9I2No
Mol.Weight  364.94
Category  Antiseptic & Topical Anti-infective
Description  Yellowish brown or reddish brown amorphous powder; odour slight and characteristic of iodine
Solubility  Soluble in water and in alcohol, practically insoluble in chloroform, in carbon tetrachloride, in ether, in solvent hexane, and in acetone
pH of 10% solution  1.5 to 5.5
Iodide  Not more than 6.0 % w/w
Nitrogen  Between 9.5 and 11.5 % w/w
Heavy metals  Passes as per Pharmacopoeia
Loss on drying  Not more than 8.0 % w/w
Sulphated ash  Not more than 0.025 % w/w Residue on ignition
Assay  Between 9 and 12 % w/w
Stability of solution  Not more than 6.0 %

Uses: It is effective against yeasts, moulds, fungi, viruses, and protozoans so broadly used for the prevention and treatment of skin infections, and the treatment of wounds. It has found broad application in medicine as a surgical scrub; for pre- and post-operative skin cleansing; for the treatment and prevention of infections in ulcers, cuts and burns; for the treatment of infections in decubitus ulcers and stasis ulcers; in gynaecology for vaginitis associated with candidal, trichomonas or mixed infections.

Standard Packing: 25 Kg Fibre Drum / HDPE Drum with double inner polythene bag.

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