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6381-79-9 - Potassium carbonate sesquihydrate, ACS, 98.5-101.0% - 10981 - Alfa Aesar

10981 Potassium carbonate sesquihydrate, ACS, 98.5-101.0%

CAS Number
6381-79-9
Synonyms

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100g 18.80
500g 43.20
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Potassium carbonate sesquihydrate, ACS, 98.5-101.0%

MDL
MFCD00149925
EINECS
209-529-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
K2CO3•1.5H2O
Formula Weight
165.23 (138.21anhy)
Form
Crystalline
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in water. Practically insoluble in alcohol

Grade Specifications

Maximum level of impurities: Insoluble matter 0.01%, Cl 0.003%, PO<sub>4</sub> 0.001%, SiO<sub>2</sub> 0.005%, Sulfur compounds (as SO<sub>4</sub>) 0.004%, Ca 0.005%, Mg 0.002%, Heavy Metals (as Pb) 5ppm, Fe 5ppm, Na 0.02%

Applications

Potassium carbonate sesquihydrate is used for manufacturing of soaps, pigments, printing ink, glass, pottery, other potassium salts and as an analytical lab reagent. It is also useful as a reagent for removing carbon dioxide from ammonia.

Notes

It is hygroscopic.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,7670
Harmonized Tariff Code
2836.40
TSCA
Yes

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