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Potassium Chloride USP EP BP Pharma Grade

Character: It's white or almost white, crystalline powder or colourless crystals, freely soluble in water, practically insoluble in anhydrous ethanol.

Product Description

Potassium plays a vital role in maintaining human health: it plays an important role in maintaining the body's electrolyte balance and thus participates in the activation of nerve impulses throughout the nervous system. These impulses regulate muscle contractions, heartbeat reflexes, and many other physiological effects, including the prevention of high blood pressure.

Refined (pharmaceutical grade) potassium chloride is used as the main ingredient in the preparation of intravenous fluids to correct and maintain the correct electrolyte balance in the body. It is used as an oral rehydration salt, as well as in the treatment of potassium deficiency.

Pharmaceutical Grade Potassium Chloride Information

1. Product name:

Pharmaceutical Grade Potassium Chloride

2. Molecular Formula:

KCl

3. Molecular Weight:

74.55

4. CAS:

7447-40-7

5. Character:

It's white or almost white, crystalline powder or colourless crystals, freely soluble in water, practically insoluble in anhydrous ethanol.

Pharmaceutical Grade Potassium Chloride

Description

The compound potassium chloride (KCl) is a metal halide salt consisting of potassium and chlorine. In its pure state, it is odorless and has the appearance of white or colorless glassy crystals with a crystal structure that splits easily in three directions. Crystals of potassium chloride are face-centered and cubic. Historically, potassium chloride was known as "potassium chloride". This name is still occasionally encountered because of its use as a fertilizer. Depending on the mining and recovery process used, the color of potash varies from pink or red to white. White potassium, sometimes referred to as soluble potassium, is usually higher in analytical content and is mainly used in the manufacture of liquid ferments; KCl is used in medicine, scientific applications and food processing.

 

Application:

 Potassium Chloride 99.9% Ph. Eur., USP is utilized for the manufacturing of infusion as well as haemodialysis solutions, along with typical shots, for enteral and parenteral nutrition, for potassium tablet computers, dietary salts, sports nourishment and mineral beverages. Our pharmaceutical grade salt is likewise used for cleansing insulin. In biotechnology it is made use of as a source of the macronutrient potassium for micro-organisms. 

 

Product properties:

natural origin
high-purity
particularly low content of secondary salts
complies with the European and US-American pharmacopoeias (Ph. Eur. and USP)

Product Specifications

Test item USP EP
Identification Passes test Passes test
Content (KCl) 99.0-100.5 % 99.0-100.5 %
Bromides 0.1 % 0.1%
Acidity or alkalinity Passes test Passes test
Sulfates --- 300 ppm
Sodium Passes test 0.1 %
Aluminium 1 ppm 1 ppm
Barium --- Passes test
Iron --- 20 ppm
Magnesium and alkali metals --- 200 ppm
Heavy metals 10 ppm 10 ppm
Iodides 0.005 % Passes test
Loss on drying 1.0 % 1.0 %
Calcium and magnesium Passes test ---

 

Package

Potassium Chloride 99.9% KCl Ph.Eur., USP is produced in separate batches, analyzed and packaged separately from all other production facilities in dedicated areas. Every stage of production is continuously monitored to meet stringent quality and safety standards that customers can rely on.

25kg medicine bag, blue inner PE bag
1000kg Disposable FIBC/Big Bag

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