casno. : CAS 7447-40-7
Potassium chloride can be used to treat low blood potassium. It is given by slow injection into a vein, or by mouth. Potassium is an essential mineral needed in the body for muscle and nerve function, healthy heart function, regulation of acid-base balance, kidneys function and bone formation.
|PRODUCT NAME||Potassium chloride|
|MELTING POINT||770 °C (lit.)|
|DENSITY||1.98 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)|
Potassium chloride is an important fertilizer for plant growth. It has a fast fertilizer effect and can be absorbed by the soil, so it is not easy to lose. Applying proper amount of potash fertilizer can make the crop stem grow firmly, prevent lodging, promote flowering and fruiting, and enhance the ability of drought, cold, disease and insect resistance, so it is of great significance for agricultural high yield.
For the production of potash salts such as potash carbonate, G salt and reactive dyes, used in photography, electroplating, steel
heat treatment, can also be used as flame retardant.
Used as analytical reagents, reference reagents, chromatographic reagents and buffer.
Edible potassium chloride used as a nutrient supplement, gelling agent, yeast food, salt substitute.