|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.