Potassium Iodide Pills
keeping with our policy to supply only the best available products and
following the new guidelines handed out by the FDA,
United Nuclear Scientific now only sells iOSAT, the only FDA
approved Potassium Iodide pills.
iOSAT received its approval from the US Food and Drug
Administration in 1982, and is the only full-strength tablet for radiation
blocking which may now legally be sold in the US. Only iOSTAT
has passed all FDA tests for purity, quality, safety and efficacy.
Following the meltdown at Three Mile Island nuclear plant in 1979, iOSAT
was developed for protection from an accidental or terrorist
related release of radioactive iodine from a nuclear power plant or
In the event of a radioactive release, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission recommends evacuation as your first line of defense followed by Potassium Iodide treatment when
certain conditions warrant. Each pack of iOSAT contains fourteen 130 mg pills. Normal adult dosage is 1 pill per day.
Shelf life is guaranteed 7 years.
The evaluation of the effectiveness of KI (following its wide use at
Chernobyl) has determined that the product is more effective than
originally thought, and that smaller doses are adequate to achieve thyroid
protection in children. This has led the FDA to issue new guidelines that
reduce the amount of KI needed to achieve the minimally effective dose, as
and children over 150lbs
aged 3 to 18 (under 150lbs)
children (one year to 3 years)
children (one month to one year)
(birth through one month)
POTASSIUM IODIDE SHOULD NOT BE USED BY PEOPLE ALLERGIC TO IODIDE.
Use only as directed by state or local public health authorities in the event of
a radiation emergency. Store at room temperature. Keep package dry and foil
IOSTAT Potassium Iodide Pills: $19.00/pack
Each pack contains 14 pills ( a 2 week supply for one adult )