CAS Number: 7747-40-7

E-Number: E508

EC Number: 231-2211-8

Mol. Formula: KCl

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25 Kilo Bag Option for Potassium Chloride

What is Potassium Chloride?

Potassium Chloride (KCl) is a naturally occurring compound that is commonly used in various industrial and food applications. It is a colorless, odorless crystalline solid that dissolves readily in water. It is a salt that is composed of the elements potassium (K) and chlorine (Cl) and found in seawater, salt mines, and other natural deposits. Potassium chloride is widely used in agriculture, food processing, and the manufacture of various products.

The manufacture of Potassium Chloride occurs by extracting the minerals in potash or from salt salt-containing waters predominantly. Additionally, a popular route of manufacture is via the reaction between Potassium Hydroxide and Hydrochloric Acid. It creates the below chemical change:

KOH + HCl -> KCl + H2O

Following this reaction, evaporating the solution separates the water from the Potassium Chloride, creating solid crystals.

Potassium Chloride has many uses. It is commonly used in fertilizers to increase the potassium content in soil and help plants grow. In addition to its use in agriculture, potassium chloride has various other applications, including water treatment, pharmaceuticals, food processing and the production of industrial chemicals.

In water treatment to soften hard water and reduce lead and copper in drinking water whilst as a salt substitute and to enhance the flavor of low-sodium foods. In medicine, it is used to treat potassium deficiency and as a component of intravenous fluids whilst being used in the production of various industrial chemicals, including potassium hydroxide, which is used to make soap and detergents.

Potassium Chloride at Kilo Ltd.

Kilo is a reliable supplier of potassium chloride and other related products for a range of applications. Their products are of high quality, and they are always on hand to assist their customers in selecting the best products for their needs. Whether it's for fertilizer, water treatment, food processing, pharmaceuticals, or industrial chemicals, Kilo has the right product for you.

If you are looking for a supplier of potassium chloride or any other related products, Kilo is the right choice. They are committed to providing high-quality products and excellent customer service. You can contact them via email, telephone, or their website to learn more about their products and how they can help you.

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This information is provided as a guide and is by no means legally binding. Suggestions on dosage rates, specific applications and anything else related to detailed quality information can be provided by our quality team or requested directly to our manufacturer.