Iodine 0.005M

26th October 2018



An image showing Iodine 0.005M in a 2.5litre container

How do we Supply Iodine 0.005M?

  • ReAgent supply iodine 0.005M in 2.5L containers, with discounts available for bulk orders
  • We also supply iodine, iodine indicator and 0.05M solutions
  • Full MSDS sheet is available to download from our website

We also offer other options with all of our products, from specific pack sizes and packaging to customised labels. Contact us today for free technical advice to find out more information about what we can do for your business.

What can Iodine be Used for?

Iodine can be used for a variety of industrial and medical applications, including:

  • Production of ethylenediamine dihydroioide, used in livestock feeds
  • Used as a catalyst in the synthesis of acetic acid
  • Iodine can also be used as a disinfectant, with examples including tincture of iodine (iodine dissolved in alcohol or iodine and sodium iodide dissolved in water and alcohol) and Lugol’s iodine (iodine mixed in water)
  • This element is very useful as an indicator in analytical chemistry to identify strong oxidising and reducing agents, as well as starch and alkenes
  • Used to detect fake notes, typically made of starch-containing paper. Any marks made on fake notes appear as blue, whereas in real notes they appear as faint yellow or clear.
  • Was used in the past as an expectorant, but this practice is increasingly uncommon
  • Used to treat several thyroid conditions, such as block the uptake of iodine-131 in patients exposed to radiation
  • Iodine is also used as a radiocontrast agent in certain x-ray techniques such as angiography and CT scanning
  • Used in the process of purification of some rare elements, including titanium, zirconium and hafnium
  • A popular ingredient in photographic film
  • Used in the food industry as a food colouring agent
  • Precursor in the manufacture of common surfactants
  • Can be used in the clandestine manufacture of methamphetamine

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