Alfa Aesar Potassium chloride, 99%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A116620G
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.
Freely soluble in water. Slightly soluble in alcohol. Insoluble in ether.
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
RTECSNumber : TS8050000
TSCA : TSCA