Potassium Chloride

Allas : Potassium Chloride
Usage/Application : Industry / Agriculture
Appreance: White Powder, Red Granular
Formula: Clk
CAS No.: 7447-40-7
EINECS: 231-211-8
Packaging Type : Bag
Purity: ≥99%
Grade Standard: Technical Grade
Pack: 50 /25 Kg PP Bag
EINECS: 231-211-8
Minimum Order Quantity : 100 Kilogram

Potassium chloride, KCI, also known as potassium muriate and sylvite. Potassium chloride is mainly used as fertilizer It is also used to make other potassium salts, medicine, metal heat treatment, photography and magnesium.

In agriculture, it is a type of potassium fertilizer. It has fast fertilizer efficiency and can be directly applied to farmland, which can increase the water content in the lower soil layer and has a drought resistance effect. However, it is not suitable for use in saline alkali soil and crops such as tobacco, sweet potato, and sugar beet.

Potassium Chloride Apppication:

1) Mainly used in the inorganic industry, it is the basic raw material for the manufacture of various potassium salts such as potassiumhydroxide, potassium sulfate, potassiumnitrate, potassiumchlorate, and red strontium potassium.

2) Nutrition enhancers; gelling agents; salt substitutes; yeast food; it is similar to table salt to use as flavour enhancers for the agricultural product, livestock forming product, condiment, can, convenient food and so on, And also to use as enhance the potassium to prepare athletes beverage.

3)The dye industry is used to produce reactive dyes and the like.

4)In agriculture, it is a potash. Its fertilizer efficiency is fast, it is directly applied to the farmland, which can raise the water in the lower layer of the soil and have the effect of drought resistance.

Product name Potassium chloride
Density1.98 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Melting point770 °C (lit.)
Boiling point1420°C
Water solubility
340 g/L (20 ºC)
Vapour pressure
33900mmHg at 25°C
Refractive indexn20/D 1.334
SolubilityH2O: soluble
PH value5.5-8.0 (20ºC, 50mg/mL in H2O)
StabilityStable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids. Protect from moisture. Hygroscopic.
Physico-chemical propertyColorless cubic crystal or white crystal. Soluble in water, slightly soluble in glycerol, slightly soluble in ethanol.


Test itemPh. Eur.
Identification A, BPasses test
Appearance of solutionclear and colourless
Content, dried substances≥99.0-100.5 %
Acidity or AlkalinityPasses test
Bromides≤0.1 %
IodidesPasses test
Sulfates≤300 ppm
Aluminium≤1 ppm
BariumPasses test
Iron≤20 ppm
Magnesium and alkaline-earth metals≤200 ppm
Sodium≤0.1 %
Heavy metals≤10 ppm
Loss on drying≤1.0 %
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