Lugol’s Solution

HS Code 3822 00 00





Application: Used to form a crystal violet dye-iodine complex in Gram staining. Stabilized with PVP

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SKU: n/a.



Physicochemical Information
Density 1.02 g/cm3 (20 °C)
pH Value 2.0 (H₂O, 20 – 22 °C)


Safety Information
Hazard symbol GHS05 corrosive
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Element H318: Causes serious eye damage.
H412: Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary Statements P273: Avoid release to the environment.
P280: Wear eye protection/ face protection.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P501: Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.
WGK Germany WGK 2 obviously hazardous to water
Storage class 10 – 13 Other liquids and solids
Disposal 28
Aqueous solutions: Container D.


Storage & Transport Information
Storage Store at +15°C to +25°C.