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  • Iodine is a dark gray, purple black solid that sublimes at standard temperatures into a purple-pink gas that has an irritating odor. This halogen forms compounds with many elements, but is less active than the other members of its Group VII (halogens) and has some metallic-like properties.
  • Seawater contains 0.05 ppm (parts per million) iodine which means that there are approximately 76 billion pounds of iodine in the world’s oceans. Iodine was first discovered in seaweed. Dried seaweeds, particularly those of the Liminaria family, contain as much as 0.45% iodine. 
  • Iodine is readily available, and its chemical properties allow it to be converted easily into hydriodic acid, the preferred reagent in the illicit production  of d-methamphetamine.
  • Iodine and its compounds are generally marketed in the form of crude iodine, resublimed iodine, calcium iodate, calcium iodide, potassium iodide, sodium iodide, and numerous organic compounds.
  • Japan and Chile are the larges t producers of iodine in the world and ac count for 99% of the U.S. iodine imports. All domestic iodine production is from iodine-rich natural brines in the deep sub surface of the A nadarko basin of northwestern Oklahoma.
  • Chile is the world’s leading iodine producing nation. Japan is second. Russia also produces significant amounts of elemental iodine.
  • End uses for iodine in 1999 were estimated from a United States Geological Survey (USGS) canvass of consumers as follows (by percentage): sanitation (45%); animal feed (27%); pharmaceutical (10%); heat catalyst (8%); stabilizers (5%); and other (5%)
  • Production of iodine in the United States has remained steady ranging from 1,270 to 1,620 metric tons between the years 1996 and 2000.
  • The total US market for therapeutic radioactive iodine products is estimated to range between $14 and $18 million, but could be heading for growth as a new generation of radio pharmaceuticals for cancer reach the market. 
  • Iodine crystals, which are used legally for a variety of commercial and medical purposes, frequently are used illegally to produce high quality d-methamphetamine.
  • Companies in several countries throughout the world produce and sell iodine crystals commercially.
  • Iodine is used in pharmaceuticals, antiseptics, medicine, food supplements, dyes, catalysts and photography.
  • Iodine is used to treat cuts and scrapes on the skin as a tincture of iodine, which is a dilute mixture of alcohol and iodine. Iodine is also used in lasers (silver iodide), in dyes, and as a nutrient added to table salt.
General
  • Information
  • Minerals And Materials
  • Periodic Table Of Elements
  • Isotopes Of Iodine
  • Vegan Information
  • Human Health Fact sheet
  • Physiological Functions
  • Iodine in Nature and its Isolation
  • Mineral Zone
  • Mineral Information

Production Process

  • Natural Production Of Halocarbons
  • Kanto Production  And Manufacturing Process
  • Production Of Iodine
  • SQM Production Process
  • Radio Chemistry Of Iodine
  • Salt production Methods
Patent And Technology
  • High Free Iodine Technology
  • New oxygen-iodine hybrid laser technology
  • Iodoflex Technology
  • Advances in Chemical Oxygen - Iodine Laser Technology
  • Technology Of Iodine Supplementation
  • United States Patent- Composition Containing Molecular Iodine
  • Iodine Preparation Patent
  • Use of the sodium iodine symporter to effect uptake of iodine

Products

  • Kelp Iodine
  • Academy Health Products
  • Lugol's Iodine
  • Aodine
  • Beauty Products
  • Povidone
  • Product Catalog
  • Reef Iodine
  • Iodine Tablets
  • Iodine Wipes
  • Product Specification Sheet
Markets
  • Iodine content of non iodized salts and iodized salts 
  • Iodine On Demand
  • Current Global Iodine Status
  • Production, Import/Export, Use And Disposal
  • Benefits and Safety of Dietary Iodine Intake in India
  • Global Iodine Market- Group Network
  • New iodine-131 player in market
  • Bulgarian Table Salt Market 
  • Market Review
Equipments Suppliers
  • Chemical Reactors
  • Settling And Rinsing Tanks Supplier
  • Tower Supplier
Safety And Hazards
  • Chemical Safety Database
  • Hazardous Substance Fact sheet
  • Biological Information
  • Chemical Profile
  • Safety And Health Topics
  • Gram's Iodine
  • Nuclide Safety Data Sheet
  • Organic Iodine
  • Chemistry Of Iodine In Reactor Safety
  • Iodine Reagent
  • Material Safety Data sheet
  • Material Safety Data sheet- Iodine Tincture
Sources And Raw Materials Suppliers
  • Seaweed-Historical Review
  • Nutritional And Medicinal Value Of Seaweeds
  • Viable Herbal Solutions-Kelp
  • Kelp Seaweed
  • Potassium Iodide suppliers 
  • Copper sulphate suppliers
  • Iodide Suppliers
  • Silver Iodide Suppliers
  • Chlorine Suppliers
  • Silver Nitrate Suppliers
  • Soda Ash Suppliers
  • Sulphuric Acid Suppliers

Consultants

  • Halogen Chemistry and Biocides Experts
  • ICCIDD
  • Stateline
  • Tasmania
  • Eniva Corporation
  • Directory Lists
Applications
  • Iodine Compounds And Fertilisation
  • Synthesis Of Organically bound iodine by cell-free Preparations Of Thyroid Tissue
  • Iodine In Meth amphetamine Production
  • PVP Iodine Applications
  • Iodine Application On Herbage Iodine Concentration And Animal Blood Levels
  • Uses For Thyroid Diseases
  • Iodide iontophoresis as a treatment for dry eye Syndrome
  • Iodine Applications
  • Early Uses Of Iodine
  • Antialgal Substances For Iodine Disinfected Swimming Pools

Company Profiles

  • Godo Shigen Sangyo Co., Ltd
  • Independent Iodine Company
  • Lian yungang zhongda seaweed industrial co.,ltd
  • Omkar Speciality Chemicals Pvt. Ltd
  • Todini and Co s.p.a
  • Plant List
Suppliers
  • Company Directory
  • Company Profiles
  • Iodine Suppliers
  • Iodine Manufacturers
  • Manufacturers and Suppliers
  • Iodine Suppliers
Projects
  • Iodine Supplementation Of Cattle
  • Iodine Deficiency Control Project
  • Global Model for Tracking Iodine in a Reactor Containment
  • The Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD) Project
  • NFI Project
  • Innovative Project
  • Photodissociation of iodine

Buyers

  • Buyers List-1
  • Buyers List-2
  • Buyers List-3
Reports
  • Iodine Status Worldwide
  • Technological Issues With Iodine Fortification Of Foods
  • Production Report
  • Roskill Report
  • Iodine As A Processing Aid
  • Estimation Of Iodine In Salt Fortified With iodine And Iron
  • Negative Iodine Balance
  • Content of iodine in pork
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