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TABLE 2
DOMESTIC CONSUMPTION OF IODINE, BY PRODUCT1, 2
 
    2010   2011
Number Quantity Number Quantity
Product   of plants   (metric tons)     of plants   (metric tons)
Inorganic compounds:
Crude iodine 3 170 r 1 171
Resublimed iodine 7 699 6 108
Potassium iodide 4 122 3 527
Sodium iodide 1 10 3 145
Ammonium iodide -- -- 1 (3)
Hydriodic acid 3 181 3 124
Potassium iodate 3 34 3 40
Miscellaneous iodate and iodides4 1 93 1 87
Other inorganic compounds 4 752 4 494
Total XX 5 2,060 r   XX 5 1,700
Organic compounds:
Ethylenediamine dihydroiodide 2 256 2 226
Povidine-iodine (iodophors) -- -- 3 443
Other organic compounds6 9 2,320 9 2,370
Total XX 5 2,580     XX 5 3,040
Grand total XX 4,640 r XX 4,740
rRevised. XX Not applicable. -- Zero.
1Data are rounded to no more than three significant digits; may not add to totals shown.
2Reported by voluntary response to the U.S. Geological Survey in a survey of domestic establishments.
3Less than - unit.
4Includes ammonium iodide, calcium iodate, and cuprous iodide.
5Nonadditive because some plants produce more than one product concurrently.
6Includes methyl and (or) ethyl iodide and other unspecified products.

Source: United States Geological Survey Mineral Resources Program

See also: Mineral commodity prices


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