6.21.2017

How to make your own 75% Lugol's Iodine

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Take a 1 liter beaker and add 456g Iodine crystals (I2).

Add 225g Potassium hydroxide (KOH)

Add 514mL distilled water.  Will get hot.  Mix with ceramic or glass untill fully dissolved.

Let white precipitate settle down and filter out (or pour out liquid and keep liquid).  This white precipitate is potassium iodate and isn't good to ingest.

Add 250g iodine crystals to the liquid.  Add more water as necessary and gently heat to get it to dissolve.

Vol to 1L.

This is 75% Lugol's iodine.

2 comments:

  1. I bought from you on ebay years ago,do you still sell 75% Lugol's?

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  2. I bought from you on ebay years ago,do you still sell 75% Lugol's in the bottle as a liquid? If I remember correctly, the labeling was written by hand, not printed. I haven't found anything comparable since.

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