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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 Iodine 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.
|Molecular weight||364.95 gms/mol|
|Description||Yellowish-brown to reddish-brown, amorphous powder, having a slight, characteristic odor.|
|Identification by test||
|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 %.|