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Potassium iodide

BioUltra, ≥99.5% (AT)

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Related Categories Analytical Reagents, Analytical/Chromatography, BioUltra, Derivatization Reagents, Derivatization Reagents TLC,
Quality Level   200
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 745 °C)
product line   BioUltra
assay   ≥99.5% (AT)
impurities   insoluble matter, passes filter test
  ≤0.001% total nitrogen (N)
loss   ≤0.5% loss on drying, 110 °C
pH   6.0-9.0 (25 °C, 1 M in H2O)
mp   681 °C (lit.)
solubility   H2O: 1 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless
anion traces   bromide, chloride (as Cl-): ≤100 mg/kg
  iodate (IO3-): ≤2 mg/kg
  phosphate (PO43-): ≤10 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤10 mg/kg
cation traces   Al: ≤5 mg/kg
  As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Ba: ≤5 mg/kg
  Bi: ≤5 mg/kg
  Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
  Co: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
  Li: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mo: ≤5 mg/kg
  Na: ≤300 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
  Sr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤5 mg/kg
absorption   cut-off at 273 nm in H2O at 1 M
Featured Industry   Vitamins, Nutraceuticals, and Natural Products
SMILES string   [K+].[I-]
InChI   1S/HI.K/h1H;/q;+1/p-1
InChI key   NLKNQRATVPKPDG-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Description

Application

Potassium iodide may be used to inhibit active oxygen as a component of processes such as DNA damage. Potassium iodide is used as a chaotropic agent which, in high concentrations can dissolve a gel matrix; Recovery of DNA from gel slices by gel dissolution

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS08  GHS08
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Target organs 
Thyroid
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
TT2975000

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