Potassium oxalate hydrate, 99%, Alfa Aesar™
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A1228930
Potassium oxalate hydrate is used as a chelating agent, a purifying agent in the pharmaceutical industry and a precipitating agent in rare-earth metal processing. It finds application as a grinding agent, as a rust remover in metal treatment and as a bleaching agent in the textile and wood industry. It is also used in waste water treatment and as a scale remover in automobile radiators. Furthermore, it is used as a reagent in analytical chemistry for the determination of calcium and other heavy metals as well as reducing agents in photography. It is also involved in the preparation of SBA-15 (nanostructured SiO2) supported vanadium oxide catalyst.
Soluble in water.
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with halogens, ammonia, cyanides and heavy metals.
|Potassium oxalate hydrate|
|Oxalic acid potassium salt monohydrate|
|6 to 8.5|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
Specific measures (see label).
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : RO2885000
TSCA : TSCA
storageNote1 : Hygroscopic