Alfa Aesar™ Potassium hydrogen carbonate, 99%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A12429-0E

Quantity 2500g

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Catalog No. AAA124290E

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 298-14-6
    Molecular Formula KHCO3
    Formula Weight 100.12g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00011402
    Merck Index 14,7609
    Synonym Potassium bicarbonate
    Chemical Name or Material Potassium hydrogen carbonate

    Specifications

    Odor Odorless
    Quantity 2500g
    CAS 298-14-6
    Molecular Formula KHCO3
    Formula Weight 100.12g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00011402
    Merck Index 14,7609
    Synonym Potassium bicarbonate
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Potassium hydrogen carbonate
    Assay 99%

    Description

    Applications
    Potassium hydrogen carbonate is used in foods to regulate pH, as a fire suppression agent (BC dry chemical) and as a buffering agent in medications. It acts as an additive in winemaking and is an active component in club soda. Furthermore, it finds use in crops for the neutralization of acidic soils. It is also used as a source of carbon dioxide for leavening in baking. It is utilized to inhibit the growth of aspergillus parasiticus in czapek ft.s agar. It is employed as a catalyst in synthetic fiber polymerization and olefin dehydrogenation.

    Solubility
    Soluble in water. Insoluble in alcohol.

    Notes
    Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong acids.

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