Author Topic: USP and ACS Iodine  (Read 2398 times)

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Augustus

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USP and ACS Iodine
« on: December 13, 2001, 08:32:00 PM »
SWIM was dreaming last night and found a source of iodine which sells USP and ACS for under $20/lb. The only problem to  my dream is that I did not know if they were in crystal form, and couldn't think of a good way to ask the supplier. Any suggestions?

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timsong

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Re: USP and ACS Iodine
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2001, 08:47:00 PM »
Urrr, i'm thick, what's USP & ACS ?

Augustus

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Re: USP and ACS Iodine
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2001, 09:03:00 PM »
USP Iodine and ACS Iodine

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Rhodium

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Re: USP and ACS Iodine
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2001, 09:03:00 PM »
If it is USP or ACS grade, then it definitely is in its crystalline form.

Buster_Hymen

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Re: USP and ACS Iodine
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2001, 04:36:00 AM »
From everything I've read, ACS is the highest grade you can get. USP is third in purity, after Reagent.

http://www.carolina.com/chemistry/resources/chemical_grades.asp



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Augustus

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Re: USP and ACS Iodine
« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2001, 05:14:00 AM »
Thanks to Rhodium and Buster_Hymen, my dream can now continue to brew  8)

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cheeseboy

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Re: USP and ACS Iodine
« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2001, 09:55:00 PM »
Either the seller has boosted the I2 and wants to dump it at any cost, or else you are walking into a trap (stingo) my friend. $20 USD a pound is far too cheap to be a legit source. Is cheese right or wrong, cheese wouldn't go near that offer with a 100 foot pole. But this game is full of chance taking isn't it. That's why cheese prefers never to participate in shit. :)  Hey Rhodium, is Iodine always a possible substitute chem for Bromine? (TSII)

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ChemReack

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Re: USP and ACS Iodine
« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2001, 10:41:00 PM »

Is cheese right or wrong



Wrong, swims seen it around for 43 bucks a kg.


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noj

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Re: USP and ACS Iodine
« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2001, 03:54:00 AM »
Isn't the grade a measurement of how often it is checked under QC? Granted the guidelines may be stricter, but for our purposes, wouldn't Technical to Reagent suffice?

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Rhodium

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Re: USP and ACS Iodine
« Reply #9 on: December 26, 2001, 01:32:00 AM »
Cheese: No, bromine and iodine are not universally interchangeable, although it is in some instances.