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Potassium chloride

Chemical Properties

Melting point 770 °C (lit.)
Boiling point 1420°C
Density  1.98 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
refractive index  n20/D 1.334
Flash point 1500°C
storage temp.  2-8°C
solubility  H2O: soluble
form  random crystals
color  White
Specific Gravity 1.984
Odor Odorless
PH 5.5-8.0 (20℃, 50mg/mL in H2O)
PH Range 7
Water Solubility  340 g/L (20 ºC)
λmax λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.02
λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.01
Sensitive  Hygroscopic
Merck  14,7621
Sublimation  1500 ºC
BRN  1711999
Stability Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids. Protect from moisture. Hygroscopic.
CAS DataBase Reference 7447-40-7(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference Potassium chloride(7447-40-7)
EPA Substance Registry System Potassium chloride (7447-40-7)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  Xi,C,F,Xn,T
Risk Statements  36-34-11-36/37/38-40-61-60
Safety Statements  24/25-39-26-22-23-45-36/37/39-16-36/37-53
RIDADR  UN 1824 8 / PGII
WGK Germany  1
RTECS  TS8050000
HS Code  31042090
Hazardous Substances Data 7447-40-7(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LD50 orally in Rabbit: 2600 mg/kg


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