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Potassium Iodate (KIO3)

 

 

 

 

 

Specifications:

Description: A white Crystalline Powder
Assay (by Iodometry) Minimum 99.8%
Iodides (As I) Max 0.002%
Solubility Slowly soluble in 12 parts of water
Sulphate Max 0.02%
Chloride, Chlorate, Bromide, Bromate Max 0.01%
Matter insoluble in water Max 0.1%
Loss on Drying Max 0.1% w/w

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Safety Data Sheet

Potassium Iodate:
Formula: KIO3   Molecular Weight: 214 g/mol.  Melting point: 560oC  Thermal dec above 560oDensity: 3.89
Solubility: Slowly soluble in 12 parts of water
Shipping Information:CAS: 7758-05-6. EINECS: 2318319. UN No: 1479. IMCO : 5.1 (Oxidizing Solid N.O.S) IMDG Page No: 5055. S.H. N0.2829.90
Safe Handling: Do not ingest or get into the eyes. Dust masks and safety goggles should be worn when handling this material. Also oxidizing substance, such should not be mixed or stored with reducing agents. This material is not shock sensitive and will not burn.
Acute Effects: Ingestion may irritate gastrointestinal tract, causing nausea, vomiting, headaches and dizziness. Otherwise irritates respiratory tract, skin and eyes. Chronic: Kidney, liver, lungs, blood and central nervous system damage.
First Aid: For contact, flush with large amount of water for atleast 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes, and wash before reusing. If inhaled, move to fresh air and give respiratory aid if needed. For ingestion, give large amount of water, induce vomiting and call a physician.
Flammable: oxidizer. Contact with other reducible material may cause fire. In case of fire, soak with water. Cleanup: Wear protective gear. Keep combustibles away from spilled material. With clean shovel, carefully place material into clean, dry container and cover; remove from area. Flush spilt area with water. Dispose in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local regulations.
NOT FOR DIRECT FOOD, DRUG, COSMETICS OR PESTICIDE USE. FOR INDUSTRIAL USE ONLY. DO NOT STORE IN OPEN, UNLABELED OR MISLABELED CONTAINERS. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

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Uses

 

  1. Potassium Iodate is widely used for salt iodisation in many developed and under developed countries as source of iodine.
  2. Tablet of Potassium Iodate is widely used at the time of Nuclear Radiation
  3. Potassium Iodate is widely used as a Laboratory Reagent.
  4. Potassium Iodate is also used in Cattle Feed as a source of Iodine.

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