Potassium Carbonate is a chemical compound that serves as a source of potassium ions. It is commonly used in the production of glass, soaps, and detergents. It also acts as a pH regulator and can be found in fertilizers and food preservatives. Benefit from its versatility and diverse applications in various industries.
Other Names: Potash, Carbonate of potash
CAS Number: 584-08-7
Chemical Formula: K₂CO₃
Average Molar Mass: 138.21 g/mol
Density: Approximately 2.43 g/cm³
Appearance: White, granular powder
Applications and Uses:
Commonly used in the production of glass as a flux.
Applied in the manufacturing of soap and detergents.
Utilized in the food industry for the production of cocoa and soft drinks.
Functions as a buffering agent in various chemical and industrial processes.
Essential in the production of certain chemicals and as a pH regulator.
Storage and Handling Guidelines:
Store in a cool, dry place away from incompatible materials.
Keep containers tightly closed to prevent moisture absorption.
Protect from exposure to air and humidity.
Implement measures to avoid spills and contamination.
Handle with care to avoid skin and eye contact.
Use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), including gloves and eye protection.
Avoid inhalation of dust. In case of contact with eyes or skin, rinse thoroughly with water.
Follow recommended guidelines for safe handling, storage, and disposal.
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