Diluted iodophor is often used by brewers and winemakers to sanitize equipment and bottles.
Iodophor is a federally approved contact sanitizer that is used widely by resturant, food production, and dairy industry.
Iodine solutions and iodophors have been used primarily as antiseptics for many years.
Aqueous iodine solutions can be easily made up, and they as well as iodophors are readily available in most countries.
Povidone-iodine is the most common iodophor and is available globally.