potassium iodide

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potassium iodide

[pə′tas·ē·əm ′ī·ə‚dīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
KI Water- and alcohol-soluble, white crystals with saline taste; melts at 686°C; used in medicine and photography, and as an analytical reagent.
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It is important to remember, however, that some individuals are oversensitive to iodine, particularly in SSKI and topical skin preparations, and may experience severe adverse allergic reactions to organic iodinated contrast materials.
While Indian politicians are seen to dither, their counterparts in East Asia are making hard decisions to get their economies on the road to recovery after a near collapse, said Mr Sushant Mazumdar, a researcher at merchant bank SSKI.
Other prescription products offered by Upsher-Smith include Klor-Con tablets, the market's first low-cost alternative to potassium chloride extended-release tablets for replenishing electrolytes; SSKI, another potassium chloride supplement; Niacor, a prescription-strength vitamin B complex that contains 500 mg.