Lugol’s solution / Aqueous Iodine Solution IP 66

Formula:

IngredientsQuantity given Quantity taken Activity
Iodine50gAntiseptic
Potassium iodide100gSolubilizer
Purified waterq.s to 1000mlq.s to 15mlVehicle

Procedure:

Potassium iodide was dissolved in water.

Add iodine to the solution and dissolve.

Make up the volume to 15 ml with water in a measuring cylinder.

Transfer to bottle, label & submit.

Category:

Source of iodine

Dose:

0.3 to 1ml

Storage:

Store in cool, dry place away from light. 

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