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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium sulfate, 99%

$44.85 - $113.16

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Potassium sulfate
CAS 7778-80-5
Molecular Formula K2SO4
Formula Weight 174.27g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011388
Merck Index 14,7674
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AAA139750B

 
alfa aesar™
A13975-0B
1000g Each for $44.85

AAA139750I

 
alfa aesar™
A13975-0I
5000g Each for $113.16
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Boiling Point 1689°C
Melting Point 1069°C
Quantity 1000g
Chemical Name or Material Potassium sulfate
CAS 7778-80-5
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula K2SO4
Formula Weight 174.27g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011388
Merck Index 14,7674
RTECS Number TT5900000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Potassium sulfate is used in the production of fertilizers (i.e. providing potassium and sulfur), potassium alum, potassium carbonate and glass. In analytical chemistry, it is used in the determination of nitrogen by the Kjeldahl method and protein in foodstuffs. Also, it is used in the electrostatic effects on pKa values of amino acid residues in the staphylococcal nuclease. It is used in the separation of protein through electrophoresis and also serves as a laboratory reagent.

Solubility
Soluble in water and glycerol. Insoluble in alcohol, acetate and carbon disulfide.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.