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Data Sheet
Potassium Chlorate

Product Code 16-5126
Appearance White Powder
Potassium Chlorate 99.8 Min
Chlorides 0.03 Max
Moisture 0.03 Max
Bromates 0.03 Max
Insoluble Matter 0.005


PACKAGING:275 lb. Polylined Metal Drum, with Desiccant Bags

USES: Potassium chlorate is used in matches, dyeing, printing, chemical analysis, explosives and pyrotechnics.

HANDLING: Avoid inhalation and ingestion. As oxidizer, can explode or burn with organic materials. 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 Chlorate

SHIPPING INFORMATION: UN# 1485, Class 5.1, PGII, Label Code 5.1

Potassium Chlorate

CAS Number 3811-04-9
RTEC Number FO 0350000
Melting point 368 ° C
Water Solubility 7.4g/100ml
EINEC Number 2232897
Molecular Wt. 122.55
Molecular Formula KCLO3
Specific Gravity 2.34

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