Calcium iodate also known as Calcium diiodate and Lautarite has CAS No.: 7789-80-2 , Mol formula :Ca (IO3 )2 , Mol wt: 389.98g/mol, available in white to cream color powder form, soluble in Nitric acid but not soluble in alcohol.
Calcium iodate contains Iodine , an essential trace element required for overall development of the body and also for the effective functioning of the Thyroid gland to produce Thyroid hormones [ Thyroxine( T4 ), Triiodothyronine (T3)] that control the Body’s metabolic functions , the nerve and muscle functions. The deficiency of iodine leads to a disease known as Goiter that results into an enlargement in the size of the Thyroid gland.
Calcium iodate as an effective source of iodine is used as a nutritional additive in the livestock feed, poultry feed for the treatment and control of iodine related deficiencies .
It is used as a nutritional additive in the animal feeds as per the currently authorized maximum contents of total iodine in the complete feed and as per the permissible tolerable limits.
The information given above is based on our current knowledge and should not be considered as an intention of our Company to provide any medical information or as an advice for animal specific treatment. For any medical attention for your animals, livestock , we advise our customers to consult a Veterinarian/ Veterinary Doctor and act as per his advice.
Specifications - Calcium Iodate
|Description||White to cream coloured powder|
|Heavy metals||Max. 0.002%|