Iodoform USP


ANTISEPTIC AGENT


CAS no. 31430-15-6


Iodoform is a pale yellow, crystalline, volatile substance. It has a penetrating and distinctive odour.


It is used as an antiseptic agent in some disinfectants as well as dressings for wounds and sores. 


In veterinary it is widely used in ear powders for dogs and cats.


BHM Chemicals is a supplier of high quality USP grade Iodoform suitable for use in veterinary and external use preparations.


Minimum order quantity: 5kg

PRODUCT SPECIFICATION


CHARACTERISTICS         

  



Content (Assay)

Identification

Loss on drying

Residue on ignition

Coloring matter, acids, and alkalies

Chloride

Sulfate

  


HAZARDOUS IDENTIFICATION


STORAGE




A lemon-white crystalline powder with characteristic penetrating odour, insoluble in  water, slightly soluble in ethanol (96%), freely soluble in acetone and ether.


99.0% to 100.5% (dried substance)

Conforms to USP tests

Maximum 0.5%

Maximum 0.1%

As per USP test: The filtrate is colorless and is neutral to litmus

Maximum 0.011%

Maximum 0.017%



Non-hazardous chemical


Keep container tightly closed in a cool and dry place and protected from light. Protect from contamination by foreign substances.