Potassium 19 K 39.0983

Potassium Nitrate USP Crystals

Jost Code: 3665

Synonyms: Saltpeter, Saltpetre, Nitrate of Potash

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
101.1
Use
Pharmaceuticals; Oral Care
Description
White granular crystals
Containers
55 lb/25 kg carton
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
08/02/2021
Identification
Potassium
Pass
Nitrate
Pass
Assay
99.0 - 100.5%
Arsenic
3 ppm maximum
Heavy Metals
20 ppm maximum
Lead
10 ppm maximum
Chloride
0.03% maximum
Iron
0.001% maximum
Sodium
1000 ppm maximum
Nitrite
5 ppm maximum
Sulfate
0.1% maximum
Microbial Test Results
Aerobic Plate Count
1000 cfu/g maximum
Yeast and Mold Count
100 cfu/g maximum
Total Coliforms
Negative
Particle Size
Mesh On 10
1% maximum
Mesh On 100
80% maximum