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Potassium nitrate

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Synonym(s):
Potassium nitrate, Nitric acid potassium salt
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
KNO3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
101.10
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
231-818-8

grade

for inorganic trace analysis

Quality Level

assay

99.995%

form

solid

potency

3015 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)

pH

5.0-7.5 (20 °C, 50 g/L in H2O)

mp

334 °C

solubility

320 g/L

bulk density

800 kg/m3

storage temp.

2-30°C

InChI

1S/K.NO3/c;2-1(3)4/q+1;-1

InChI key

FGIUAXJPYTZDNR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Related Categories

Application


  • Effect of potassium nitrate on antioxidants production of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) in vitro.: This study explores the role of potassium nitrate in enhancing antioxidant production in date palm cultures, indicating potential applications in plant tissue culture and agricultural biotechnology (Aldaej et al., 2014).

  • Bioflocculant production by Bacillus sp. Gilbert isolated from a marine environment in South Africa.: While the primary focus is on bioflocculant production, this research discusses the analysis and application potentials of potassium nitrate as a component in marine biotechnology, offering insights into microbial and environmental bioprocessing (Ugbenyen et al., 2014).

  • The scientific rationale and development of an optimized dentifrice for the treatment of dentin hypersensitivity.: This clinical study details the development of a dentifrice containing potassium nitrate, aimed at treating dentin hypersensitivity, showcasing the compound′s application in dental health products (Tavss et al., 2004).


Analysis Note

Purity (metallic): ≥ 99.995 %
Assay (acidimetric): ≥ 99.0 %
Chloride (Cl): ≤ 5 ppm
Sulfate (SO₄): ≤ 30 ppm
Al (Aluminium): ≤ 0.05 ppm
Ba (Barium): ≤ 1.0 ppm
Ca (Calcium): ≤ 0.1 ppm
Cd (Cadmium): ≤ 0.005 ppm
Ce (Cerium): ≤ 0.005 ppm
Co (Cobalt): ≤ 0.005 ppm
Cr (Chromium): ≤ 0.005 ppm
Cs (Cesium): ≤ 5 ppm
Cu (Copper): ≤ 0.005 ppm
Eu (Europium): ≤ 0.005 ppm
Fe (Iron): ≤ 0.05 ppm
Hg (Mercury): ≤ 0.01 ppm
La (Lanthanum): ≤ 0.005 ppm
Li (Lithium): ≤ 0.2 ppm
Mn (Manganese): ≤ 0.005 ppm
Mg (Magnesium): ≤ 0.10 ppm
Na (Sodium): ≤ 20 ppm
Ni (Nickel): ≤ 0.005 ppm
Pb (Lead): ≤ 0.005 ppm
Rb (Rubidium): ≤ 30 ppm
Sc (Scandium): ≤ 0.005 ppm
Sm (Samarium): ≤ 0.005 ppm
Sr (Strontium): ≤ 0.10 ppm
Tl (Thallium): ≤ 0.005 ppm
Y (Yttrium): ≤ 0.005 ppm
Yb (Ytterbium): ≤ 0.005 ppm
Zn (Zinc): ≤ 0.010 ppm

Legal Information

SUPRAPUR is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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Hazard Classifications

Ox. Sol. 3

Storage Class

5.1B - Oxidizing hazardous materials

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WGK 1

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable


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