Potassium iodide 99% pure [7681-11-0]
Potassium iodide is used in organic synthesis, spectroscopy and chemical analysis. It is added to table salt (hence the so-called iodized salt). It is a component of drugs, iodine, ointment with potassium iodide. Also used as an expectorant acting directly on bronchial glands.
Appearance colorless crystals
Content min. 99.0%
Moisture content max. 0.1%
Water insoluble substances max. 0.005%
pH (5%, 20oC) 6.0 – 8.0
Total nitrogen (N) max. 0.001%
Chlorides and bromides (Cl) max. 0.01%
Phosphates (PO4) max. 0.001%
Iodines (IO3) max. 0.0003%
Sulphates (SO4) max. 0.001%
Heavy metals (Pb) max. 0.0005%
Arsenic (As) max. 0.00001%
Magnesium (Mg) max. 0.001%
Sodium (Na) max. 0.05%
Calcium (Ca) max. 0.001%
Iron (Fe) max. 0.0003%
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– the skull and crossbones, the exclamation mark pictogram should not be added.
– corrosive effect, the exclamation mark pictogram should not be added if it concerns eye or skin irritation.
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