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

$41.14 - $521.34

Chemical Identifiers

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

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A145510B
1000g Each for $132.59

AAA1455130

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A1455130
250g Each for $41.14

AAA145510I

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A145510I
5000g Each for $521.34
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a
Formula Weight 84.12
Quantity 1000g
Melting Point 167°C
TSCA TSCA
Assay Percent Notes (water <2%)
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Beilstein 3623272
Solubility Information Soluble in water
MDL Number MFCD00013100
Merck Index 14,7633
RTECS Number LQ9625000
Assay 99%
Density 1.91
Assay Percent Range 99%
Storage Note 1 Hygroscopic
Chemical Name or Material Potassium Formate
Molecular Formula HCO2K
CAS 590-29-4

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-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335

Hygroscopic