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
|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|
|Heavy metals||Maximum 10ppm|
|Calcium and Magnesium||Passes test|
|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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