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Potassium formate, 99% (water <2%), Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar A145510I

Quantity 5000g

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Catalog No. AAA145510I


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Specifications

Description

Applications
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.

Solubility
Soluble in water and alcohol. Insoluble in ether.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

99%
HCO2K
84.12
Potassium formate

Specifications

590-29-4
HCO2K
MFCD00013100
14,7633
Soluble in water
5000g
99%, (water <2%)
99%
84.12
3623272
Formic acid potassium salt
165° to 168°C
Potassium formate

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
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.

Warning

RTECSNumber : LQ9625000

TSCA : TSCA

storageNote1 : Hygroscopic

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