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Data Sheet
Potassium Oxalate

Product Code 16-5675
Appearance Colorless Crystals
Assay 99.7%
Chloride 0.002%
Sulfate 0.002%
Heavy Metals (as Pb) 0.0005%
Iron 0.003%
Insolubles 0.005%
Residue on Ignition 0.02%
pH (5% Aqueous Solution, @25 ° C) 7 ± 1


PACKAGING:250 lb. Polylined Fiber Drums

USES: Potassium oxalate is used in cleaning and bleaching of certain natural fibers, to remove stains in photography and in analytical chemistry.

HANDLING: Poison-Avoid inhalation and ingestion. Dust respirators should be worn. Avoid strong oxidants. Since no exposure limit has been determined 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: Toxic Solid Organic, N.O.S. (Potassium Oxalate)

SHIPPING INFORMATION: UN# 2811, Class 6.1, PGIII, Toxic Solid, Label Code 6.1

Potassium Oxalate

CAS Number 6487-48-5
RTEC Number N/A
Water Solubility 33g/100ml
EINEC Number 2095068
Molecular Wt. 184.24
Molecular Formula K2C2O4• H2O

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