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Povidone Iodine

Povidone Iodine Cas No is 25655-41-8 also known as Polyvinylpyrrolidone Iodine. It is a stable chemical complex of polyvinylpyrrolidone and elemental iodine. Povidone Lodine is Yellowish-brown to reddish-brown, amorphous powder, having a slight, characteristic odor. It has Molecular formula C6H9I2NO, Molecular weight 364.95 gms/mol.


Povidone Lodine holds from 9.0% to 12.0% available iodine, calculated on a dry basis. It is used for treating minor wounds and infections and killing bacteria. You can use it in first aid for minor cuts, grazes, burns, abrasions and blisters.


Specifications - Povidone iodine
Methyl Iodide Producers
Product Povidone iodine
CAS No. [25655-41-8]
Molecular formula C6H9I2NO
Molecular weight 364.95 gms/mol
Description Yellowish-brown to reddish-brown, amorphous powder, having a slight, characteristic odor.
Identification by test
i) Test A A deep blue color should produce
ii) Test B A brown, dry, non-smearing film should form, and it should dissolve readily in water.
Loss on drying Not more than 8.0 %.
Residue on ignition Not more than 0.025 %.
Iodide ion Not more than 6.6 %.
Heavy metals Not more than 0.002 %.
Nitrogen content Not less than 9.5 % and not more than 11.5 %.

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