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Substance Name: Potassium iodide [USP:JAN]
RN: 7681-11-0
UNII: 1C4QK22F9J
InChIKey: NLKNQRATVPKPDG-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Note

  • An inorganic compound that is used as a source of iodine in thyrotoxic crisis and in the preparation of thyrotoxic patients for thyroidectomy. (From Dorland, 27th ed)

Molecular Formulas

  • I-K
  • K-I

Molecular Weight

  • 165.998
 

Classification Codes

  • Antifungal
  • Expectorant
  • Human Data
  • Mutation Data
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Supplement (Iodine)

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Potassium iodide
  • Potassium iodide [USP:JAN]

MeSH Heading

  • Potassium iodide

Synonyms

  • AI3-52931
  • Asmofug E
  • Caswell No. 694
  • CCRIS 8168
  • Dipotassium diiodide
  • EC 231-659-4
  • EINECS 231-659-4
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 075701
  • HSDB 5040
  • Iodure de potassium
  • Iosat
  • Joptone
  • K1-N
  • Kali iodide
  • Kalii iodidum
  • Kalium iodatum
  • Kisol
  • Knollide
  • NSC 77362
  • Pima
  • Potassium diiodide
  • Potassium iodide
  • Potassium iodide (K(I2))
  • Potassium iodide (K2I2)
  • Potassium iodide (K3I3)
  • Potassium iodide (KI)
  • Potassium monoiodide
  • Potide
  • Thyro-Block
  • Thyrosafe
  • Thyroshield
  • Tripotassium triiodide
  • UNII-1C4QK22F9J

Systematic Names

  • Potassium iodide
  • Potassium iodide (KI)

Superlist Names

  • Potassium iodide
  • Potassium iodide (KI)
  • Potassium salt of hydriodic acid

Mixture Names

  • Mudrane Tablets
  • Mudrane-2 Tablets
  • Quadrinal
  • Tyn mans

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7681-11-0

FDA UNII

  • 1C4QK22F9J

Other Registry Numbers

  • 106449-25-6
  • 39448-53-8
  • 59216-96-5
  • 61456-02-8

System Generated Number

  • 0007681110

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/HI.K/h1H;/q;+1/p-1

InChIKey

NLKNQRATVPKPDG-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Smiles

[K+].[I-]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LDLo intraperitoneal 1117mg/kg (1117mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

BEHAVIORAL: EXCITEMENT

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: OTHER CHANGES
Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol. 120, Pg. 171, 1957.
mouse LDLo oral 1862mg/kg (1862mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE WEAKNESS

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA
Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol. 120, Pg. 171, 1957.
rabbit LDLo oral 916mg/kg (916mg/kg)   Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol. 30, Pg. 407, 1927.
rat LDLo intravenous 167mg/kg (167mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD Archiv fuer Experimentelle Pathologie und Pharmakologie. Vol. 96, Pg. 292, 1923.