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NAME :- POVIDONE IODINE
IUPAC NAME :- 2-Pyrrolidinone, 1-ethenyl-, homopolymer, compd. with iodine.
CAS NO. :- 25655-41-8
FORMULA :- (C6H9NO),N.XL
SYNONYMS :- betadine;isodine;1-vinyl-2-pyrrolidinone polymers iodine complex;SURGICIDE;SURGICIDE(R);SCRUBIDINE;SCRUBIDINE(R);POVIDONE IODINE
APPLICATION :- PVP-I is a broad spectrum antiseptic for topical application. It is used in first aid for minor cuts, grazes, burns, abrasions and blisters. PVP-I has broad applications in medicine as a surgical scrub; for pre- and post-operative skin cleansing; for the treatment and prevention of infections in wounds, ulcers, cuts and burns; for the treatment of infections in decubitus ulcers and stasis ulcers; in gynecology for vaginitis associated with candidal, trichomonal or mixed infections.
DESCRIPTION :- Yellowish-brown to reddish brown, amorphous powder, having a slight, characteristic odor. Its solution is acid to litmus