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Data Sheet
Potassium Bicarbonate

Product Code 16-5000
Appearance White Powder
Density ~135lb/ft
Density (loose bulk) 66 ± 4 lb/cu.ft
Density (packed bulk) 74 ± 4 lb/cu.ft
L.O.D. 0.25%
Temp Decomposition ~1278 ° C
Total Alkalinity KHCO3 100 ± 1%
Water Insolubles 50 ppm
Cl 10 ppm
Fe 10 ppm
Na 250 ppm
Heavy Metals (Pb) 3 ppm
SO4 20 ppm


PACKAGING:250 lb. Polylined Fiber Drum

USES: Potassium bicarbonate is used in baking powders and effervescent salts.

HANDLING: Avoid storage with acids. Since no exposure limit has been established by OSHA and ACGIH, we recommend that our product be treated as a nuisance dust 15mg/m3. See SDS for more information.

PROPER SHIPPING NAME: Potassium Bicarbonate


Potassium Bicarbonate

CAS Number 298-14-6
RTEC Number N/A
Water Solubility 22.4g/100ml
EINEC Number N/A
Molecular Wt. 100.11
Molecular Formula KHCO3

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