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Potassium Carbonate

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  • NuGenTec =: Potassium Carbonate
  • Form: White Hygroscopic Powder
  • Sizing: 1-Gal
  • CAS #: 584-08-7
  • Molecular Formula:: K2CO3
  • Electronics Grade:: Yes
  • CAS #: 584-08-7
  • Other terms for potassium carbonate: Carbonate of potash, Dipotassium carbonate, Dipotassium salt, Pearl ash, Potash, Salt of tartar, Salt of wormwood.
  • In the laboratory, it may be used as a mild drying agent where other drying agents such as calcium chloride and magnesium sulfate may be incompatible. However, it is not suitable for acidic compounds, but can be useful for drying an organic phase if one h
  • NFPA: 1, 0, 0
  • Form: White hygroscopic powder
A white salt, soluble in water, not in alcohol, which forms a strongly alkaline solution.  This has been used in soap and glass; it can also be added to hard water to soften it.
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