Overview

  • Product name

    Povidone iodine, antiseptic agent
  • Description

    Universal antiseptic agent
  • Biological description

    Universal antiseptic agent. Shows antibiotic effects against MRSA. No development of resistance has been determined. Promotes loss of cytosolic material through interacting with cell membranes to cause pore formation. Accelerates external wound healing in vivo.
  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    25655-41-8
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    1-Ethenylpyrrolidin-2-one iodine complex
  • Molecular weight

    364.94
  • Molecular formula

    C6H9I2NO
  • PubChem identifier

    410087
  • Storage instructions

    Store at Room Temperature. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in water
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • SMILES

    C=CN1CCCC1=O.II
  • Source

    Synthetic

  • Research areas

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Lodhi S & Singhai AK Wound healing effect of flavonoid rich fraction and luteolin isolated from Martynia annua Linn. on streptozotocin induced diabetic rats. Asian Pac J Trop Med 6:253-9 (2013). Read more (PubMed: 23608325) »
  • Schreier H  et al. Molecular effects of povidone-iodine on relevant microorganisms: an electron-microscopic and biochemical study. Dermatology 195 Suppl 2:111-6 (1997). Read more (PubMed: 9403268) »
  • Rackur H New aspects of mechanism of action of povidone-iodine. J Hosp Infect 6 Suppl A:13-23 (1985). Read more (PubMed: 2860158) »

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