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

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ L1326714

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Catalog No. AAL1326714



Description

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.
Specifications

Specifications

Potassium
chunks, in mineral oil
0.860g/mL
MFCD00133776
14,7604
NPYPAHLBTDXSSS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
potassium
39.10
CHEBI:26216
Solid
Air & Moisture Sensitive
63°C to 64°C
25g
7440-09-7
K
UN2257
kalium, potassium, metal, potassium, liquid alloy, unii-rwp5ga015d, rwp5ga015d, hsdb 698, monopotassium, potasio, mono-potassium, atom
[K]
Odorless
5462222
39.1
98%
Gray-Silver
765°C to 770°C

Chemical Identifiers

7440-09-7
39.10
NPYPAHLBTDXSSS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
5462222
potassium
K
MFCD00133776
kalium, potassium, metal, potassium, liquid alloy, unii-rwp5ga015d, rwp5ga015d, hsdb 698, monopotassium, potasio, mono-potassium, atom
CHEBI:26216
[K]
Safety and Handling

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

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