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Data Sheet
Potassium Chloride

Product Code 16-5200
Potassium Chloride 98.8%
Potassium Oxide Equivalent 62.4%
Sodium Chloride 0.9%
Calcium 0.022%
Magnesium 0.007%
Bromide 0.061%
Sulfate 0.035%
Water Insolubles 0.027%
Moisure and Volatiles 0.08%
Total Chloride 47.53%
Other 0.03%
Screen Analysis Nominal -20 Mesh +100 Mesh


PACKAGING:55 lb. Paper Bags

USES: Potassium chloride is used in buffer solutions, electrode cells, and photography.

HANDLING: Avoid inhalation and ingestion. Not hazardous or poisonous. Avoid contact with strong 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 Chloride


Potassium Chloride

CAS Number 7447-40-7
RTEC Number TS 8050000
Melting point 773 ° C
Water Solubility 25% by weight
EINEC Number 2312118
Molecular Wt. 74.55
Molecular Formula KCl
Specific Gravity 1.988

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