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Potassium iodide EMPARTA®

Potassium iodide is an inorganic compound that is used as a source of iodine in thyrotoxic crisis and in the preparation of thyrotoxic patients for thyroidectomy. It is an odorless white solid. Sinks and mixes with water.
Manufacturer: Merck
Product Code: 1.93201.0121
GST: 18.00 %
HSN Code: 28276010
Packaging: 100 gm
UOM: Grams
Delivery date: Within 15 Days
₹ 2,830.00

Potassium Iodide's white crystals are soluble in water, alcohol or glycerol and have a bitter saline taste. Often used in photographic emulsions. Potassium Iodide readily forms white, cubic crystals. It is a chemical compound, medication, and dietary supplement. As a medication it is used to treat hyperthyroidism, in radiation emergencies, and to protect the thyroid gland when certain types of radiopharmaceuticals are used. In the developing world it is also used to treat skin sporotrichosis and phycomycosis.


Product information
Grade AR/GR
Hill Formula IK
Chemical formula KI
HS Code 2827 60 00
EC number 231-659-4
Molar mass 166.00 g/mol
CAS number 7681-11-0


Chemical and physical data
Solubility 1430 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point 723 °C
Molar mass 166.00 g/mol
Density 3.13 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Bulk density 1500 kg/m3
pH value 6.9 (50 g/l, H2O, 20 °C)
Boiling point 1325 °C (1013 hPa)
Vapor pressure 1.3 hPa (745 °C)
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