Potassium Carbonate, Liquid

Potassium Carbonate, a strong alkali, is a clear, colorless liquid available from stock in Ashtabula, Ohio as a 47% solution. Lower strength solutions are available on a custom basis. The product is used as an intermediate raw material in many industries, such as, Photochemistry, Food, Pharmaceutical production, and various Chemical Manufacturing operations.


MSDS
Material safety data for potassium carbonate, liquid in Adobe .PDF format.

Potassium Carbonate,
(Carbonate of Potash, K2C03)
47% K2C03 Liquid Grade

Parameters
Specifications
Reference Methods
Weight % K2CO3
47.1 to 48.3
ASTM: E 359.90
Weight % KOH
0.2 Max.
ASTM: E 359.90
Weight % NaOH
0.43 Max.
SMEWW: 3500-Na:C
Weight % Na
0.25 Max.
SMEWW: 3500-Na:C
PPM KCl
50 Max.
SMEWW: 4500-Cl-:F
PPM K2SO4
30 Max.
SMEWW: 4500-SO42-:B
PPM Fe
2 Max.
SMEWW: 3500-Fe:C
PPM Pb
0.94 Max.
SMEWW: 3500:C
PPM Heavy Metals (as Pb)
2.3 Max.
SMEWW: 3120
PPM Mercury (Hg)
0.1 Max.
SMEWW: 3500-Hg:B
CAS Registry Number: 584-08-7

Note: This product meets the requirements for the following standards: Food Chemicals Codex, The National Formulary (The United States Pharmacopoeia), ANSI/NSF 60, Kashruth endorsed Orthodox Parve Kosher at Ashtabula, Ohio, (meets the requirements necessary to receive the Kosher certification at other plants).
Date of last Revision: Jan 01, 2010