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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium chloride, 99%

$52.05 - $673.72

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Potassium chloride
CAS 7447-40-7
Molecular Formula KCl
Formula Weight 74.55g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011360
Merck Index 14,7621
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AAA116620I

 
alfa aesar™
A11662-0I
5000g Each for $186.01

AAA116620B

 
alfa aesar™
A11662-0B
1000g Each for $52.05

AAA116620G

 
alfa aesar™
A11662-0G
25,000g Each for $673.72
Description & Specifications

Specifications

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

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.