Potassium nitrate

Key Features and Details

Potassium Nitrate

SYNONYMS: Niter; Nitre; Nitric Acid Potassium Salt; Saltpeter; Vicknite
CAS: # 7757-79-1
MOLECULAR WEIGHT: 101.102 g/mol
EC No: 231-818-8
MDL No: MFCD00011409
SKU 02191428-CF Categories , , Tag

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Potassium Nitrate Application Notes Potassium nitrate is used in industrial applications, including the manufacture of glass, matches, and fluxes, and for the tempering of steel. It is also commonly used in dental research. Potassium nitrate is a source of nitrate in studies of plant and bacterial growth. Potassium nitrate has been used in the ion chromatography of transition and heavy metal ions. It has also been utilized in the synthesis of thiophenecarboxamides. Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department. Key Applications Ion chromatography of transition and heavy metal ions | Dental research
SKU: 02191428-CF
Base Catalog Number: 191428
Alternate Names: Niter; Nitre; Nitric Acid Potassium Salt; Saltpeter; Vicknite
Boiling Point : 752° F at 760 mm Hg (decomposes) (USCG, 1999)
CAS : # 7757-79-1
Density : 2.109 (USCG, 1999)
EC No : 231-818-8
Format : Crystalline powder
Grade : ACS
Hazard Statements : H272
Insoluble Matter : =0.005%
MDL No : MFCD00011409
Melting Point : 633.2° F (USCG, 1999)
Molecular Formula : KNO3
Molecular Weight : 101.102 g/mol
pH : 4,5-8,5 (5 % solution)
PPE : Eyeshields, full-face particle respirator, Gloves, respirator cartridge, respirator filter
RTECS No : TT3700000
Safety Symbol : GHS03
Solubility : Sol in water, glycerol; slightly sol in alcohol

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