POTASSIUM CHLORIDE

REF.NO: 60-10-067-00

A

FORMULA : KCl

F. Wt : 74.56

B

                                            SPECIFICATIONS

1

Appearance

Colorless crystals

2

Assay

Min: 99%

3

Loss  on drying

Max: 1.0 %

4

Insoluble matter

Max : 50 ppm

5

pH of 5%  aqueous solution

5.4 – 8.6 at 25oC

6

IR Spectrum

Comparable with control

7

Reducing or oxidizing substances

Max : 5 ppm

8

Bromides

Max :100ppm

9

Barium

Max: 10 ppm

10

Ca & Mg ppt

Max :50 ppm

11

Iodide

Max : 5 ppm

12

Sulphides

Max : 1 Ppm

13

Clarity of 20 % aqueous solution

Clear and colorless free from foreign matter

14

Practical test

Passes the test

C

Quantity of sample required for test

1 kg

D

Mode of packing

To be packed in double layered PE bags & heat-sealed. This is to be kept in a cardboard box & properly sealed. The final packing should withstand transit hazards.