Anhydrous potassium carbonate 99% [584-08-7] Potassium carbonate is used in anti-freezing and thawing products, in coatings, paints and thinners, fertilizers, inks and toners, in plant protection products, photochemical products, washing and cleaning products. It is used in the glass, ceramics industry, for the production of washing agents, in photography, for the preparation of other potassium compounds.
Appearance white powder
Water insoluble substances max. 0.01%
Roasting losses max. 0.8%
Total nitrogen (N) max. 0.001%
Chlorides and chlorates (Cl) max. 0.002%
Phosphates (PO4) max. 0.001%
Silicates (SiO2) max. 0.004%
Sulphates (SO4) max. 0.004%
Heavy metals (Pb) max. 0.0005%
Arsenic (As) max. 0.00005%
Aluminum (Al) max. 0.001%
Magnesium and calcium (Mg + Ca) max. 0.008%
Iron (Fe) max. 0.001%
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