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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium chloride, 99%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A116620B

Quantity 1000g

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Catalog No. AAA116620B


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Specifications

Description

Applications
The main use of potassium chloride is in the manufacture of fertilizers. It finds use in medicine as an electrolyte replenisher, and to treat hypokalemia with its pharmaceutical preparation, a condition in which the level of potassium will be low in blood. Further it finds use as a flux agent in welding and metal casting. It is useful in water softener units, certain de-icing products and calibration of the radiation monitoring equipment. It finds use as a scotophor in dark-trace CRTs.

Solubility
Freely soluble in water. Slightly soluble in alcohol. Insoluble in ether.

Notes
Hygroscopic.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

7447-40-7
74.55
14,7621
KCl
MFCD00011360
Potassium chloride

Specifications

7447-40-7
74.55
14,7621
1500°C (subl.)
1000g
99%
KCl
MFCD00011360
Odorless
773°C
Potassium chloride

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

RTECSNumber : TS8050000

TSCA : TSCA

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