Alfa Aesar™ Potassium chloride, 99%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer Part Number: A11662.0I

UNSPSC: 12141901

Code: NEW

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


Quantity 5000g

Product Code. 11459133

Quantity Price
1 £ 62.22 / 5000g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 29-03-2017
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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
Quantity 5000g
Chemical Name or Material Potassium chloride
Molecular Formula KCl
TSCA TSCA
Boiling Point 1500°C (subl.)
Merck Index 14,7621
Assay 99%
MDL Number MFCD00011360
RTECS Number TS8050000
CAS 7447-40-7
Odor Odorless
Melting Point 773°C

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

Technical documents