Potassium Iodide

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CAS No.  7681-11-0
Mol. Formula  KI
Molecular Weight  166
Category  Antithyroid & Antifungal
Description White, Almost white odourless powder. its solutions are neutral or alkaline to litmus
Solubility Very soluble in water, freely soluble in glycerol, soluble in ethanol (96%)
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
Barium  Passes as per Pharmacopoeia
Nitrate, Nitrite & Ammonia  Passes as per Pharmacopoeia
Iron  Passes as per Pharmacopoeia
Loss on drying  Not more than 1.0 % w/w
Assay  Between 99.0 % and 101.5 % w/w

Uses: It is used as a nutritional supplement in animal feeds and also the human diet, in treatment of hyperthyroidism, used as an expectorant. It is a component in some disinfectants and hair treatment chemicals.

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

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