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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium, chunks, in mineral oil, 98%

$111.28 - $381.74

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 7440-09-7
Formula Weight 39.1
MDL Number MFCD00133776
UN Number UN2257
Merck Index 14,7604
Chemical Name or Material Potassium, chunks, in mineral oil
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AAL1326714 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L1326714
25g Each for $111.28
AAL1326722 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L1326722
100g Each for $381.74
Specifications

Description

Applications
Potassium forms a blue solution in tetrahydrofoliate which is used for the ɑ -monoalkylation of -lactones in the presence of 18-crown-6. It is used for generation of potassium ethoxide in solution, for use in the Birch reduction of an aromatic ring, for preparation of potassium amide,

Solubility
Reacts with water.

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Handle and store under inert gas. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

7440-09-7
MFCD00133776
14,7604
39.1
UN2257
Potassium, chunks, in mineral oil

Specifications

25g
0.860g/mL
39.1
UN2257
Odorless
Silver/gray
765° to 770°C
98%
7440-09-7
Solid
MFCD00133776
14,7604
Air & Moisture Sensitive
63° to 64°C
Potassium, chunks, in mineral oil

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H260-H314-H318
In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.

GHS P Statement
P231+P232-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Handle under inert gas.
Protect from moisture.
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.
Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 4.3; Packaging Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: POTASSIUM

RTECSNumber : TS6460000

TSCA : TSCA