Povidone Iodine – Samrat Pharmachem Limited

Povidone Iodine

Povidone Iodine

The leading povidone iodine manufacturer in India provides you with the best quality of Povidone Iodine prepared under suitable environment with the superior quality of Iodine and in accordance with market standards. Also popular as Iodopovidone, povidone iodine is used as an antiseptic which is used on skin topically as a disinfectant prior to and post surgery. It is used as an antiseptic on the skin of patients as well as to disinfect the hands of doctors. It is also importantly used to treat minor cuts and wounds. Povidone iodine manufacturers in India prepares the compound in both powder and liquid form. In the WHO’s list of essential medicines it is listed as one of the safest and most effective medicines.

Povidone iodine is also used in first aid for minor wounds, grazes, cuts, blisters, abrasions and burns. It has a property of being absorbed slowly through soft tissues. Hence, it is preferred over other disinfectants in lengthier surgeries. It is also used effectively in the treatment of bed sores and vaginitis.

Povidone Iodine is used as a 2.5% buffered solution for the prevention of neonatal conjunctivitis. Pleurodesis is a procedure that is performed for the prevention of plerothorax and pleural effusion. Povidone Iodine is used in pleurodesis as well.

Use of povidone iodine may cause skin irritation as side effect. It may also cause high level of sodium in blood and kidney problems if used on large wounds.


CAS No. : 25655-41-8 EC No. : 215-034-3
Molecular Weight : Variable Molecular Formula : (C6H9NO)n·xI
Structural Formula  Povidone Iodine
Appearance Maroon powder
Density Not known
Melting Point 300 °C (Predicted)
Solubility in Water Completely soluble in cold & mild warm water
Also known as polyvinylpyrrolidone, pvp iodine, PVP-I, Tincture of iodine etc.