Potassium formate, 99% (water <2%), Alfa Aesar
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A145510I
Potassium formate acts as an intermediate in the formate potash process for the production of potassium. It is a deicing salt for used on roads. It serves as a corrosion inhibitor, an anti-scaling agent, a functional fluid, a processing aid and used in petroleum production.
Soluble in water and alcohol. Insoluble in ether.
Hygroscopic. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
|Soluble in water|
|99%, (water <2%)|
|Formic acid potassium salt|
|165° to 168°C|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : LQ9625000
TSCA : TSCA
storageNote1 : Hygroscopic
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