Iodine and Derivatives
Iodine (ACS/US/EP grade)
Iodine is used in diverse medical, agricultural and industrial applications. It is the main component of injectable contrast media for clinical exams and is used directly in the production of many drugs. Iodine has diverse industrial applications, including disinfectants for the dairy industry, biocides for paints and wood treatments, herbicides, etc.
SQM produces iodine and, through a joint venture with Ajay Chemicals, produces organic and inorganic iodine derivatives.
SQM is also actively present in the iodine recycling business in Europe, the United States and Asia, either through Ajay or on its own.
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Use and Applications of Iodine
Are you familiar with the uses and applications of iodine? Watch this video to explore the uses
of this product manufactured at the world’s largest iodine plant in Nueva Victoria.
X-ray contrast media Human and animal nutrition Iodophors (PVP-I and others) Biocides Pharmaceutical synthesis Polarizing film for LCD/LED screens Nylon fibers Fluoropolymers
USP/ACS/EP grade, granulated
(Español) Contribuyendo al desarrollo de los ODS de Pacto Global
(Español) El yodo producido por SQM es el componente principal de los medios de contraste inyectables para exámenes clínicos, y se usa directamente en la producción de diversos fármacos, permitiéndonos estar presente en la salud, industria estratégica para el desarrollo humano.
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