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Potassium Iodide

Test Specification...BP
Characters It occurs as a white or almost white powder or colorless crystals.
Identification

Test (A)

Test (B)

(a)It gives the reaction of Iodides

(b)It gives the reaction of Potassium

Solubility Very soluble in water, freely soluble in glycerol, soluble in ethanol (96%)
Appearance of solution The solution is clear and colorless
Alkalinity Specified Test.
Iodates Specified Test. No blue color develops
Sulfates Not more than 150 ppm
Thiosulfates Specified test. A blue color is produced.
Iron Not more than 20 ppm
Loss on drying Not more than 1.0%
Heavy metals Not more than 10 ppm
Assay Not less than 99.0% and not more than 100.5% (dried substances)
Test Specification...IP
Appearance Colorless crystals or a white powder; odorless.
Solubility Very soluble in water, freely soluble in glycerol, soluble in alcohol
Appearance of solution The solution is clear and colorless
Alkalinity Passes test
Arsenic Maximum 2ppm
Heavy metals Maximum 10ppm
Iron Maximum 20ppm
Barium Passes test
Cyanide Passes test
Iodate Passes test
Sulphates Maximum 150ppm
Thiosulphate Passes test
Loss on drying Not more than 1%
Assay Not less than 99% and not more than 100.5%
Test Specification...USP
Appearance A white powder or colorless crystals
Solubility Very soluble in water, freely soluble in glycerol, soluble in alcohol
Appearance of solution The solution is clear and colorless
Alkalinity Passes test
Loss on drying Maximum 1%
Iodate Maximum 4 micro-gm per gm
Nitrate, Nitrite and Ammonia Passes test
Thiosulfate and Barium Passes test
Heavy metals Maximum 0.001%
Organic volatile impurities Passes test
Residual solvents Passes test
Assay Not less than 99% and not more than 101.5%

Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.

Other
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We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

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