Potassium Chloride IP

Potassium Chloride is a metal halide salt that has a white or colorless vitreous crystal appearance. It is extracted from minerals sylvite, carnallite and potash. Its solution has a salt like taste and is used in scientific applications, medicine and food processing.


Potassium Chloride is used for making fertilizer, in manufacture of potassium hydroxide and potassium metal and in medicine, lethal injections, scientific applications, food processing and sodium free substitute for table salt. It is also used in some deicing products, as a fire extinguishing agent, as a flux for gas welding of aluminium and to produce heat packs.


Chemical Name: Potassium Chloride
Mol. Formula: KCl
Mol. Weight: 74.55 g/mol
CAS No.: 7447-40-7


General Specifications

Test Specification…IP
Appearance It occurs as colorless crystals or a white, crystalline powder; odorless.
Solubility Freely soluble in water, practically insoluble in anhydrous ethanol
Appearance of solution The solution is clear and colorless
Acidity or alkalinity Passes test
Arsenic Maximum 1ppm
Barium Passes test
Heavy metals Maximum 10ppm
Calcium and Magnesium Passes test
Iron Maximum 20ppm
Bromides Maximum 0.1%
Iodides Passes test
Sulphates Maximum 300ppm
Loss on drying Maximum 1%
Assay Not less than 99.0% and not more than 100.5%


Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


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