Potassium 19 K 39.0983

Potassium Nitrate USP/EP Granulated

Jost Code: 2999

Synonyms: Saltpeter, Saltpetre, Nitrate of Potash

Potassium Nitrate can be used for pharmaceuticals and precision industrial applications. Product specifications, SDSs and certifications are available under Additional Information.

Chemical Formula
KNO3
CAS Number
7757-79-1
Molecular Weight
101.1
Use
Pharmaceuticals; Oral Care
Description
White, free flowing granulated
Containers
110 lb/50 kg fiber drum; 55 lb/25 kg carton
Storage
Store in a clean, dry warehouse in the original unopened containers.
Revision Date
08/02/2021
Identification
Potassium
Pass
Nitrate
Pass
Appearance of Solution
Pass
Assay
99.0 - 100.5%
Arsenic
3 ppm maximum
Heavy Metals
10 ppm maximum
Lead
10 ppm maximum
Chloride
0.002% maximum
Iron
0.001% maximum
Sodium
0.1% maximum
Nitrite
5 ppm maximum
Sulfate
0.015 % maximum
Ammonium
100 ppm maximum
Calcium
100 ppm maximum
LOD
0.5% maximum
Acidity/Alkalinity
Pass
Reducible Substances
Pass
Residual Solvents
Conforms to USP
Particle Size
Mesh on 16
98% minimum
Microbial Test Results
Aerobic Plate Count
1000 cfu/g maximum
Yeast and Mold Count
100 cfu/g maximum
Total Coliforms
Negative