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Substance Name: Iodine [USP:JAN]
RN: 7553-56-2
UNII: 9679TC07X4
InChIKey: PNDPGZBMCMUPRI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A nonmetallic element of the halogen group that is represented by the atomic symbol I, atomic number 53, and atomic weight of 126.90. It is a nutritionally essential element, especially important in thyroid hormone synthesis. In solution, it has anti-infective properties and is used topically.

Molecular Formulas

  • I
  • I2

Molecular Weight

  • 253.8
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Anti-Infective Agents, Local
  • Anti-Infective, Topical
  • Growth Substances
  • Human Data
  • Micronutrients
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Trace Elements

Superlist Classification Codes

  • Ceiling (0.1 ppm)
  • Ceiling 0.1 ppm (1 mg/m3)

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Iodine
  • Iodine [USP:JAN]

MeSH Heading

  • Iodine

Synonyms

  • Actomar
  • AI3-08544
  • Caswell No. 501
  • CCRIS 9223
  • Diiodine
  • EC 231-442-4
  • EINECS 231-442-4
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 046905
  • Eranol
  • Ethanolic solution of iodine
  • HSDB 34
  • IODE
  • IODE [French]
  • Iodine
  • Iodine ((127)I2)
  • Iodine colloidal
  • Iodine crystals
  • Iodine solution
  • Iodine sublimed
  • Iodine tincture
  • Iodine Tincture USP
  • Iodine-127
  • Iodio
  • Iodio [Italian]
  • Iosan superdip
  • Jod
  • Jod [German, Polish]
  • Jood
  • Jood [Dutch]
  • Molecular iodine
  • NSC 42355
  • Tincture iodine
  • UNII-9679TC07X4
  • Vistarin

Systematic Names

  • Iodine
  • Iodine (resublimed)

Superlist Name

  • Iodine

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7553-56-2

FDA UNII

  • 9679TC07X4

Other Registry Numbers

  • 24503-90-0
  • 8012-81-5
  • 8012-85-9
  • 8031-47-8

System Generated Number

  • 0007553562

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/I2/c1-2

InChIKey

PNDPGZBMCMUPRI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

II

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
dog LDLo intravenous 40mg/kg (40mg/kg)   "Handbook of Toxicology," 4 vols., Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders Co., 1956-59Vol. 5, Pg. 76, 1959.
dog LDLo oral 800mg/kg (800mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1289, 1935.
human LDLo oral 28mg/kg (28mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"

GASTROINTESTINAL: OTHER CHANGES
"Toxicology of Drugs and Chemicals," Deichmann, W.B., New York, Academic Press, Inc., 1969Vol. -, Pg. 330, 1969.
man LDLo unreported 29mg/kg (29mg/kg)   "Poisoning; Toxicology, Symptoms, Treatments," 2nd ed., Arena, J.M., Springfield, IL, C.C. Thomas, 1970Vol. 2, Pg. 73, 1970.
mouse LD50 oral 22gm/kg (22000mg/kg)   Drugs of the Future. Vol. 4, Pg. 876, 1979.
mouse LD50 subcutaneous > 8650mg/kg (8650mg/kg)   Drugs in Japan Vol. -, Pg. 1226, 1990.
rabbit LD50 oral 10gm/kg (10000mg/kg)   Drugs of the Future. Vol. 4, Pg. 876, 1979.
rabbit LDLo subcutaneous 175mg/kg (175mg/kg)   "Handbook of Toxicology," 4 vols., Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders Co., 1956-59Vol. 5, Pg. 76, 1959.
rat LCLo inhalation 137ppm/1H (137ppm) BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: LACRIMATION: EYE
National Technical Information Service. Vol. OTS0555278,
rat LD50 oral 14gm/kg (14000mg/kg)   Drugs of the Future. Vol. 4, Pg. 876, 1979.
rat LD50 subcutaneous 10500mg/kg (10500mg/kg)   Drugs in Japan Vol. -, Pg. 1226, 1990.
women TDLo oral 26mg/kg/1Y-I (26mg/kg) ENDOCRINE: EVIDENCE OF THYROID HYPERFUNCTION Postgraduate Medical Journal. Vol. 62, Pg. 661, 1986.