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7727-21-1 - Potassium peroxydisulfate, 97% - Peroxydisulfuric acid dipotassium salt - Potassium persulfate - A15310 - Alfa Aesar

A15310 Potassium peroxydisulfate, 97%

CAS Number
7727-21-1
Synonyms
Peroxydisulfuric acid dipotassium salt
Potassium persulfate

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500g 46.14
2500g 182.31
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Potassium peroxydisulfate, 97%

MDL
MFCD00011386
EINECS
231-781-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
K2O8S2
Formula Weight
270.33
Melting point
100° dec.
Density
2.477
Solubility
Soluble in water. Insoluble in alcohol.

Applications

Potassium peroxydisulfate is used as an oxidizing agent in organic synthesis. It is involved in the Elbs persulfate oxidation of phenols and the Boyland-Sims oxidation of anilines. In solution, it gives radicals and is used to initiate polymerization reactions to prepare styrene-butadiene rubber and polytetrafluoroethylene. It is used as a bleaching agent in various hair bleaches, as an ion exchange agent, a plating agent and a surface treating agent.

Notes

Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with organic materials, strong reducing agents, powdered metals, strong bases, alcohols, phosphorous, anhydrides, halogens and acids.

Literature References

Useful oxidant: J. Org. Chem., 25, 1901 (1960); examples:

Conversion of phenols to para-diphenols in alkaline solution (Elbs oxidation), and of arylamines to aminophenols (Boyland-Sims oxidation); review: Org. React., 35, 421 (1988). Phase-transfer conversion of acids to peracids in the presence of BTEAC or PEG: Synth. Commun., 18, 2123 (1988). In the presence of Na2HPO4 in acetone - dichloromethane, arylamines give nitro arenes: Tetrahedron Lett., 29, 4501 (1988). In the presence of Ni(II) salts, primary alkylamines can undergo dehydrogenation to nitriles: Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 63, 301 (1990).

See also Ammonium peroxydisulfate, A10533, and Sodium peroxydisulfate, 54100.

Patil, V. V.; Shankarling, G. S. Steric-Hindrance-Induced Regio-and Chemoselective Oxidation of Aromatic Amines. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80 (16), 7876-7883.

Anirudhan, T. S.; Suchithra, P. S.; Senan, P.; Tharun, A. R. Kinetic and equilibrium profiles of adsorptive recovery of thorium(IV) from aqueous solutions using poly (methacrylic acid) grafted cellulose/bentonite superabsorbent composite. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2012, 51 (13), 4825-4836.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H334-H315-H319-H317-H272-H302-H335

May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause an allergic skin reaction. May intensify fire; oxidizer. Harmful if swallowed. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P221-P210-P285-P220-P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection. Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/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
14,7656
Hazard Class
5.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2833.40
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
SE0400000

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