Iodine Water Check 0-5ppm (50 tests) EXP12/22

£11.99 Inc VAT (£9.99 Ex VAT)

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Special price due to expiry date December 2022


Iodine is used as an antiseptic for skin wounds, as a disinfecting agent in hospitals and laboratories, and for the emergency disinfection of drinking-water in the field. Iodine also occurs naturally in water in the form of iodide (I), which is largely oxidised to iodine during water treatment. Rivers usually contain about 5 μg/litre (=0.005ppm/ 5ppb, ) of iodine. The mean concentration of total iodine in drinking-water in the USA is 4 μg/litre, and the maximum concentration is 18 μg/litre (=0.018ppm). This is presumably predominantly iodide.

A broad range of concentrations can be measured with the Iodine Test Strip. Accurate results from 0 to 5.0 ppm (mg/l) are obtained quickly making the iodine test strip ideal for the food and medical industries, as well as water treatment use.

  • Simple Dip-Wait-Read Testing Method
  • Test strips are stored in a plastic container with a detailed colour chart to protect them
  • Ideal for quick and reliable test of water
  • A mechanical reader is NOT required
  • Accurate results are achieved in under one minute
  • This product is safe and easy to use since there are no chemicals to mix, an MSDS is not required and the indicator is noncarcinogenic

Suitable for: fresh water samples, including water from taps, wells, springs, boreholes, ponds, as well as rain water

Contains: 50 test strips

Testing Levels:
Method A: 0, 0.5, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ppm (mg/l)
Method B: 0, 0.02, 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4 ppm (mg/l)

Total Test Time: approx. 1 minute

How to Use:

  1. Dip one strip into a 20ml water sample for 10/ 30 seconds.
  2. Remove and wait 30 seconds then match to the colour chart for method A or B. Complete colour matching within 15 seconds.

Interferences: Bromine, Chlorine and Ozone will give a similar colour reaction.

Please note: Store in a cool, dry (below 32°C) place and away from excess heat and direct sunlight. An MSDS is not required. Keep away from children and pets. Avoid contact of test areas on strips with skin & eyes, do not ingest or expose to acids.

MPN: 480018 exp12/22



Additional information

Weight 60 g

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