Alfa Aesar™ Potassium chloride, 99%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A116620I

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 7447-40-7
    Molecular Formula KCl
    Formula Weight 74.55g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00011360
    Merck Index 14,7621
    Chemical Name or Material Potassium chloride

    Specifications

    Odor Odorless
    Boiling Point 1500°C (subl.)
    Melting Point 773°C
    Quantity 5000g
    CAS 7447-40-7
    Molecular Formula KCl
    Formula Weight 74.55g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00011360
    Merck Index 14,7621
    RTECS Number TS8050000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Potassium chloride
    Assay 99%

    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.

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