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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium peroxydisulfate, 97%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Potassium peroxydisulfate
CAS 7727-21-1
Molecular Formula K2O8S2
Linear Formula K2S2O8
Formula Weight 270.33g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011386
UN Number UN1492
Merck Index 14,7656
Synonym Peroxydisulfuric acid dipotassium salt; Potassium persulfate
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Melting Point 100°C (dec.)
Quantity 2500g
Chemical Name or Material Potassium peroxydisulfate
CAS 7727-21-1
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula K2O8S2
Linear Formula K2S2O8
Formula Weight 270.33g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011386
UN Number UN1492
Merck Index 14,7656
Synonym Peroxydisulfuric acid dipotassium salt; Potassium persulfate
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 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.
Health Hazard 3 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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 5.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: POTASSIUM PERSULFATE
RTECS Number SE0400000
TSCA TSCA

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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.

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.