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Potassium Nitrate USP

Potassium Nitrate is the ionic salt of potassium ions and nitrate ions. It is used in fertilizers, rocket propellants and fireworks.


Potassium Nitrate is used as an oxidizer in black powder. It is also used as a food preservative, as a thickening agent in soups and stews, in fertilizers as a source of nitrogen and potassium, in toothpastes for sensitive teeth, as an electrolyte in salt bridge, as an active ingredient in condensed aerosol fire suppression systems and as a thermal storage medium in power generation systems.


Chemical Name: Potassium Nitrate
Mol. Formula: KNO3
Mol. Weight: 101.10 g/mol
CAS No.: 7757-79-1


General Specifications

Test Specification…USP
Appearance It occurs as transparent, white crystals, hygroscopic.
Solubility Freely soluble in water, very soluble in hot water, soluble in glycerin and practically insoluble in alcohol
Appearance of solution The solution is clear and colorless
Chloride Maximum 0.03%
Sulphate Maximum 0.1%
Arsenic Maximum 3ppm
Lead Maximum 0.001%
Heavy metals Maximum 0.002%
Iron Maximum 0.001%
Sodium Maximum 0.1%
Nitrite Maximum 5 micro-gm per gm
Organic volatile impurities Passes test
Residual solvents Passes test
Assay Not less than 99% and not more than 100.5%


Shelf life, Storage and Packing

It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


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