Pottassium Chloride


HS CODE 31042000

Chemical Compound

The chemical compound potassium chloride is a metal halide salt composed of potassium and chlorine. In its pure state, it is odorless and has a white or colorless vitreous crystal appearance, 

   Formula: KCl
   Molar mass: 74.5513 g/mol
   Melting point: 770 °C
   Density: 1.98 g/cm³
   Boiling point: 1,420 °C
   Soluble in: Water

Product properties:

Potassium chloride usually is white or light yellow crystal line, sometimes with iron salt to red. KCL has good physical properties, small moisture absorption, soluble in water, was chemically neutral reactions are physiological acidic fertilizer.

Slender colorless diamond or cubic crystal or white crystallime powder of small particles, like the appearance of salt, no smell, taste salty, soluble in water, soluble in glycerine, slightly soluble in ethanol.

1)K fertilizer for agriculture (to total potassium content of 50-60%), is fast enough for basal and top dressing. However, in saline or potatoes, sweet potatoes, sugar beet, tobacco and other crops avoid application of chlorine.
2) Industrial raw material for the manufacture of other potassium salts.
3) Medical care for the prevention of potassium deficiency disease.
4) Nutritional supplements; Gelling agent; On behalf of the salts and salt can be used as agricultural products, aquatic products, livestock products, fermentation products, spices, canned and convenience food flavoring agent. Also used to strengthen the potassium (electrolyte used for the body)prepared athelte drinks. Gel effect can be available.