Potassium Iodide

Potassium Iodide

What is Potassium iodide?

Potassium iodide has good stability characteristics and is approved as an iodine supplement, which is essential for good health , is also specified as a “thyroid blocking agent” to prevent uptake of radioactive iodine.

Uses

  • Pharmaceutical industries
Molar mass 166.0028 g/mol
Appearance white crystalline solid
Density 3.123 g/cm3
Melting point 681 °C (1,258 °F; 954 K)
Boiling point 1,330 °C (2,430 °F; 1,600 K)
Solubility in water 128 g/100 ml (0 °C)