Sodium Iodide

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Specifications

CAS No.  7681-82-5
Mol. Formula  NaI
Mol. Weight  149.89
Description White or almost white crystalline powder or colourless crystals, hygroscopic. Is deliquescent in moist air and develops a brown tint upon decomposition.
Solubility Very soluble in water and Freely soluble in alcohol and in glycerin.
Appearance of solution Solution S should be clear and colourless.
Alkalinity  Passes as per Pharmacopoeia
Iodates  Passes as per Pharmacopoeia
Sulphates  Passes as per Pharmacopoeia
Thiosulphates  Passes as per Pharmacopoeia
Heavy metals  Passes as per Pharmacopoeia
Potassium  Passes as per Pharmacopoeia
Barium  Passes as per Pharmacopoeia
Nitrate, Nitrite & Ammonia  Passes as per Pharmacopoeia
Iron  Passes as per Pharmacopoeia
Loss on drying / Water  Not more than 3.0 % w/w
Water content Not more than 2.0 % w/w
Assay  Between 99.0 and 100.5 % w/w

Uses: It is used to treat and prevent iodine deficiency. It is used in thyroid function tests and thyroid imaging and to treat hyperthyroidism and thyroid carcinoma.

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

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