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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium chloride, 99%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A116620B

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Catalog No. AAA116620B



Description

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.
Specifications

Specifications

Potassium chloride
ClK
14,7621
WCUXLLCKKVVCTQ-UHFFFAOYSA-M
potassium;chloride
4873
74.55
Odorless
773°C
7447-40-7
MFCD00011360
potassium chloride, enseal, muriate of potash, klotrix, sylvite, slow-k, potassium chloride kcl, klor-con, chlorvescent, kalitabs
[Cl-].[K+]
74.548
CHEBI:32588
99%
1500°C (sublimation)
1000g

Chemical Identifiers

7447-40-7
74.548
WCUXLLCKKVVCTQ-UHFFFAOYSA-M
4873
potassium;chloride
ClK
MFCD00011360
potassium chloride, enseal, muriate of potash, klotrix, sylvite, slow-k, potassium chloride kcl, klor-con, chlorvescent, kalitabs
CHEBI:32588
[Cl-].[K+]
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

RTECSNumber : TS8050000

TSCA : TSCA

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