• Povidone iodine (CAS No. 25655-41-8)

    Name: Povidone iodine Synonyms: Povidone iodine USP; Betadine; Isodine; Ultradine; 1-Vinyl-2-pyrrolidinone polymers iodine complex; PVP-I Molecular Formula: C6H9I2NO Molecular Weight: 364.95 CAS Registry Number: 25655-41-8 Properties Melting point: 300 ºC Disinfectant API Povidone-iodine is a broad spectrum antiseptic for topical application in the treatment and prevention of wound infection. It may be used in first aid for minor cuts, burns, abrasions and blisters. Povidone-iodine exhibits longer lasting antiseptic effects than tincture of iodine, due to its slow absorption via soft tissue, making it the choice for longer surgeries. Chlorhexidine provides superior results with equivalent adverse events. Consequently, PVP-I has found broad application in medicine as a surgical scrub; for pre-…

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