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Potassium formate, 99% (water <2%), Alfa Aesar™

$41.96 - $468.49

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Potassium Formate
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula HCO2K
Formula Weight 84.12g/mol
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AAA145510B

 
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A14551-0B
1000g Each for $128.38

AAA1455130

 
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A14551-30
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A14551-0I
5000g Each for $468.49
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Density 1.91
Melting Point 167°C
Quantity 1000g
Chemical Name or Material Potassium Formate
CAS 590-29-4
Assay 99%
Assay Percent Range 99%
Assay Percent Notes (water <2%)
Molecular Formula HCO2K
Formula Weight 84.12g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00013100
Beilstein 3623272
Merck Index 14,7633
Solubility Information Soluble in water
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for se
Storage Note 1 Hygroscopic
RTECS Number LQ9625000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Potassium formate acts as an intermediate in the formate potash process for the production of potassium. It is a deicing salt for used on roads. It serves as a corrosion inhibitor, an anti-scaling agent, a functional fluid, a processing aid and used in petroleum production.

Solubility
Soluble in water and alcohol. Insoluble in ether.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for se

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

Hygroscopic