Potassium sulfate is a chemical compound that is commonly used as a fertilizer, providing essential potassium and sulfur nutrients to plants. With a composition of 0-0-50, it is highly concentrated and soluble, ensuring maximum absorption for plants. Improve the health and growth of your crops with this high-quality potassium sulfate.
Other Names: Sulfate of potash, arcanite
CAS Number: 7778-80-5
Chemical Formula: K₂SO₄
Average Molar Mass: 174.26 g/mol
Density: Approximately 2.66 g/cm³
Appearance: White crystalline powder or granules
Applications and Uses:
Utilized as a fertilizer in agriculture to provide potassium and sulfur to plants.
Employed in the production of various potassium-containing fertilizers.
Used in industrial processes such as glass manufacturing and as a component in fire extinguishing powders.
Applied in pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.
Utilized in the preparation of potassium sulfate solutions for analytical chemistry.
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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