Potassium 19 K 39.0983

Potassium Nitrate USP Crystals

Jost Code: 3665

Potassium Nitrate can be used for pharmaceuticals and oral care products. Product specifications, SDSs and certifications are available under Additional Information.

Chemical Formula
KNO3
CAS Number
7757-79-1
Molecular Weight
101.10
Use
Oral Care; Pharmaceuticals
Description
White granular crystal
Containers
50 kg / 110 lb. fiber drums; 25 kilogram packs EU only
Agglomeration
Potassium Nitrate crystals tend to agglomerate. Agglomeration is a normal occurrence for this chemical.
Storage
Store in a clean, dry warehouse in the original unopened containers.
Revision Date
01/25/2011
Identification
Potassium
Nitrate
Assay (dried basis)
99.0 - 100.5%
Arsenic
3 ppm maximum
Heavy Metals
0.002% maximum
Lead
0.001% maximum
Chloride
0.03% maximum
Iron (Fe)
0.001% maximum
Sodium
0.1% maximum
Nitrites
5 ppm maximum
Sulfate
0.1% maximum
Microbial Test Results
Aerobic Plate Count
1000 cfu / gram maximum
Yeast and Mold Count
100 cfu / gram maximum
Total Coliforms
Negative