Potassium Carbonate

Properties

Product # 2898
Name Potassium Carbonate
Synonyms Dipotassium carbonate, Potash, carbonate of potash, carbonic acid, dipotassium salt
Formula K2CO3
Purity 99.999%
CAS Number 584-08-7
Molecular Weight 138.21
Color & Form White powder
Boiling Point Decomposes
Melting Point 891° C
Specific Gravity 2.43 gm/ml
Solubility Soluble

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Related Products

Product # Name Purity
14572 Potassium Carbonate, granular ACS
2896 Potassium Carbonate 99.99%

Safety

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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