Potassium chloride 99.5% AR [7447-40-7]
Potassium chloride is used in the food industry in products with low sodium content and those that do not contain salt at all. This compound is used, for example, in the processing of cured meat, canned goods and cured meat. In addition to food technology, potassium chloride is used to make salt mixtures to cover roads in the winter. This substance is also used for the production of potassium fertilizers, fireworks, matches and explosives.
Appearance white crystalline powder
Water insoluble substances max. 0.005%
pH (5%, 20 ° C) 5.5 – 8.0
Total nitrogen (N) max. 0.001%
Bromides (Br) max. 0.005%
Phosphates (PO4) max. 0.0005%
Iodides (I) max. 0.002%
Sulphates (SO4) max. 0.002%
Heavy metals (Pb) max. 0.0005%
Bar (Ba) max. 0.001%
Magnesium (Mg) max. 0.001%
Sodium (Na) max. 0.2%
Calcium (Ca) max. 0.001%
Iron (Fe) max. 0.0002%
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