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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium peroxydisulfate, 97%

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 7727-21-1
Molecular Formula K2O8S2
Linear Formula K2S2O8
Formula Weight 270.33
MDL Number MFCD00011386
UN Number UN1492
Merck Index 14,7656
Synonym Peroxydisulfuric acid dipotassium salt; Potassium persulfate
Chemical Name or Material Potassium peroxydisulfate
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AAA153100E SDS Alfa Aesar™
A153100E
2500g N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

Applications
Potassium peroxydisulfate is used as an oxidizing agent in organic synthesis. It is involved in the Elbs persulfate oxidation of phenols and the Boyland-Sims oxidation of anilines. In solution, it gives radicals and is used to initiate polymerization reactions to prepare styrene-butadiene rubber and polytetrafluoroethylene. It is used as a bleaching agent in various hair bleaches, as an ion exchange agent, a plating agent and a surface treating agent.

Solubility
Soluble in water. Insoluble in alcohol.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with organic materials, strong reducing agents, powdered metals, strong bases, alcohols, phosphorous, anhydrides, halogens and acids.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

7727-21-1
K2S2O8
MFCD00011386
14,7656
Potassium peroxydisulfate
K2O8S2
270.33
UN1492
Peroxydisulfuric acid dipotassium salt; Potassium persulfate

Specifications

7727-21-1
K2S2O8
MFCD00011386
14,7656
Odorless
2500g
97%
K2O8S2
270.33
UN1492
Peroxydisulfuric acid dipotassium salt; Potassium persulfate
100°C (dec.)
Potassium peroxydisulfate

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H334-H272-H302-H335-H315-H319-H317
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.
May intensify fire; oxidizer.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.

GHS P Statement
P221-P210-P284a-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
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: 5.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: POTASSIUM PERSULFATE

RTECSNumber : SE0400000

TSCA : TSCA