Each capsule of New Roots Herbal’s Potassium Iodide contains 800 μg of elemental iodine, the recommended daily allowance according to Health Canada. Stable iodine prophylaxis (saturating the thyroid with iodine) is listed along with sheltering and evacuation as recommended emergency measures for protection from exposure to radioactive iodine.
The thyroid gland requires iodine for hormone synthesis, and it absorbs all forms of iodine available; saturating the thyroid with a safe and stable form of iodine prevents the absorption radioactive iodine.
Each vegetable capsule contains:
Iodine (from 1.05 mg of potassium iodide) - 800 mcg
Microcrystalline cellulose and vegetable magnesium stearate in a non‑GMO vegetable capsule made of vegetable carbohydrate gum and purified water.