Alfa Aesar™ Potassium chloride, 99%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer Part Number: A11662.0B

UNSPSC: 12141901

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 7447-40-7 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 1000g

Product Code. 11444783

Quantity Price
1 £ 17.17 / 1000g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 26-04-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Potassium chloride
CAS 7447-40-7
Molecular Formula KCl
Formula Weight 74.55
MDL Number MFCD00011360
Merck Index 14,7621

Specification

Formula Weight 74.55
CAS 7447-40-7
Quantity 1000g
Melting Point 773°C
Boiling Point 1500°C (subl.)
MDL Number MFCD00011360
Chemical Name or Material Potassium chloride
Odor Odorless
Molecular Formula KCl
Merck Index 14,7621
TSCA TSCA
RTECS Number TS8050000
Assay 99%

Applications
The main use of potassium chloride is in the manufacture of fertilizers. It finds use in medicine as an electrolyte replenisher, and to treat hypokalemia with its pharmaceutical preparation, a condition in which the level of potassium will be low in blood. Further it finds use as a flux agent in welding and metal casting. It is useful in water softener units, certain de-icing products and calibration of the radiation monitoring equipment. It finds use as a scotophor in dark-trace CRTs.

Solubility
Freely soluble in water. Slightly soluble in alcohol. Insoluble in ether.

Notes
Hygroscopic.

Documentation

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