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Thu February 07, 2013 By:
 

What is meant by tincture of iodine ? Please also tell me its uses.

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Thu February 07, 2013
Tincture of Iodine is solution of 2 - 7 % elemental I2 with KI or NaI in a mixture of Ethanol and water.
 
It is used as an antiseptic due to thr liberation of free Iodine from it. 
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