This drug due to availability of active iodine has a broad spectrum of activity against nonsporeforming microbes (except for mycobacteria), viruses and fungi. The drug belongs to the group of moderately toxic compounds. Solutions do not have irritating effects and do not cause corrosion of metals.
Polymer-yod 10% solution in accordance GOST 12.1.007 - 76 based on parameters of acute toxicity when injected into stomach it belongs to Category 3 moderately hazardous substances and when contacting with skin - to Category 4 Low Hazard substance; it does have locally - irritating and sensitizing effects on skin and causes mild irritation of mucous membranes. Mist of the drug have moderate hazard in saturating concentrations.