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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium hydrogen carbonate, 99%

$32.97 - $115.66

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Potassium hydrogen carbonate
CAS 298-14-6
Molecular Formula KHCO3
Formula Weight 100.12g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011402
Merck Index 14,7609
Synonym Potassium bicarbonate
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AAA124290E

 
alfa aesar™
A12429-0E
2500g Each for $115.66

AAA1242936

 
alfa aesar™
A12429-36
500g Each for $32.97
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Quantity 2500g
Quantity 2500g
Chemical Name or Material Potassium hydrogen carbonate
CAS 298-14-6
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula KHCO3
Formula Weight 100.12g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011402
Merck Index 14,7609
Synonym Potassium bicarbonate
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Potassium hydrogen carbonate is used in foods to regulate pH, as a fire suppression agent (BC dry chemical) and as a buffering agent in medications. It acts as an additive in winemaking and is an active component in club soda. Furthermore, it finds use in crops for the neutralization of acidic soils. It is also used as a source of carbon dioxide for leavening in baking. It is utilized to inhibit the growth of aspergillus parasiticus in czapek′s agar. It is employed as a catalyst in synthetic fiber polymerization and olefin dehydrogenation.

Solubility
Soluble in water. Insoluble in alcohol.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong acids.