Potassium Carbonate


Product # 2897
Name Potassium Carbonate
Synonyms Carbonic acid, dipotassium salt, 1.5hydrate: potassium carbonate sesquihydrate
Formula K2CO3.1.5H2O
Purity 99.995%
CAS Number 6381-79-9
Molecular Weight 165.23
Color & Form White crystalline
Boiling Point Decomposes
Melting Point 891° C
Specific Gravity 2.04 gm/ml
Solubility Soluble


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Transportation Information Not a dangerous good
Pictogram Pictogram: Irritant 
Signal Word Warning
Hazardous Statements

H302  Harmful if swallowed.

H315  Causes skin irritation.

H319  Causes serious eye irritation.

H335  May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Phrases

P261  Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.

P271  Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.

P280  Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.

P301+P312  IF SWALLOWED: call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician IF you feel unwell.

P302+P352  IF ON SKIN: wash with plenty of soap and water.

P304+P340  IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and Keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.

P305+P351+P338  IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

P403+P233  Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.

Detailed Safety and Handling Information can be found on our Safety Data Sheet (SDS).

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