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Thursday, 17 March 2011

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Life Extension Potassium Iodide Tablets, 14 Count (Pack of 2) Potassium iodide can provide important protection for one organ from radiation due to one radionuclide. It can only provide protection for the thyroid gland from an intake of radioiodine, therefore taking out the risk of cancer, and radioactive contamination during a Nuclear Power Plant explosion or a Nuclear bomb. It doesn't have any value in protecting other organs of the body or in providing protection from radiation from other radioactive nuclides. For example, potassium iodide has no protective value from a "dirty bomb" or a dispersion of spent nuclear fuel. Here's why.

  This simple salt, potassium iodide (KI), has received much attention lately, being featured on news programs, in news magazines, and even on eBay. But some of the claims and reports give misleading information about this salt's effects on the body and its role in radiation safety.
The compound KI is routinely added to table salt, sodium chloride (NaCl), to iodize the salt. Iodine is an element that is taken from the bloodstream by the thyroid gland and is necessary for its proper functioning. The thyroid gland does not discriminate between radioactive and nonradioactive iodine.
KI has been erroneously represented as a "magic bullet" of radiation protection. KI, if taken properly, only protects against internal radiation from radioiodine taken into the body. It will NOT at all protect against external radiation or internal radiation from radionuclides other than radioiodine. This salt, if taken either before or very soon after a radioiodine intake and if taken in the proper dose, will block the uptake of radioiodine by the thyroid. KI can be in the form of a pill or a supersaturated solution. The recommended daily dosage for an adult is 130 milligrams. If the thyroid absorbs all the iodine that it needs from the nonradioactive KI, then the radioactive iodine will not be absorbed and will be eliminated from the body mostly by way of the urine. Reducing the amount of radioiodine absorbed in the thyroid will reduced the doses received by the thyroid , thereby reducing the risks of thyroid cancer In 1982, the US FDA approved potassium iodide to protect thyroid glands from radioactive iodine involving accidents or fission emergencies. Even though there have been minimal side effects - gastrointestinal effects or rashes; from the use of KI, this substance should only be taken on the advice of health care providers. Again, KI will only help reduce the effects of radioiodine taken into the body and not from other radionuclides. They can also be knows as nuke pills; nuke-pills, and anti radiation pills!

The protective effect of KI lasts approximately 24 hours. For optimal prophylaxis, K.I. must be dosed daily until a risk of significant exposure to radioiodine by either inhalation or ingestion no longer exists. 
The only possible sources of large radioiodine releases are from a nuclear weapons denotation and a catastrophic accident in an operating nuclear reactor.  KI has no protective value from a dirty-bomb or a dispersion of spent nuclear fuel. In an accidental event or attack on a nuclear power plant, or in nuclear bomb fallout, volatile fission product radionuclides may be released. Of these products,  is one of the most common and is particularly dangerous to the thyroid gland because it may lead to thyroid cancer. By saturating the body with a source of stable iodide prior to exposure, inhaled or ingested I tends to be excreted, which prevents radioiodine uptake by the thyroid.
In the last several years the Nuclear Reagulatory Commission (N.R.C.), the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the Environmental Protection Agency have written and released recommendations and reports on the use of KI in emergency situations. In December 2002, the N.R.C. sent a letter to states informing them that if they wanted, and if they met certain conditions in their emergency-response planning, the N.R.C. would provide stock-piles of KI for populations within 10 miles of a nuclear power plant. As of May 2004, 13 states have either requested or received KI supplies. Potassium iodide may protect against any other causes of radiation poisoning, but it cannot provide any degree of protection against dirty bombs that produce radionuclides other than radioisotopes of iodine. See fission products and the external links for more details concerning radionuclides.

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Stare Dad said...

I just hope that nobody ever needs this. Great information, thanks!

Kingmush said...

Interesting post, but yea. Hopefully the crisis in Japan won't end up in this but you never know!

Mew said...

yeh lets hope so =)

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