Potassium Nitrate, Crystal, Purified
Molecular Formula: KNO3
CAS Number: 7757-79-1
Molecular Weight: 101.10
Potassium Nitrate, Crystal, Purified, occurs naturally as the mineral niter. As an ionic salt and natural source of nitrogen, this chemical compound is highly used as a fertilizer and is one of the main components in gunpowder. It is also used in other fields such as in pharmacology, where it is added to toothpaste to help treat sensitive teeth. It can also be used as an electrolyte, as a tree stump removal product and in some culture as a thickening agent in food preparation. Purified grade products supplied by ScienceLab are indicative of a grade suitable for general industrial use or research purposes and typically are not suitable for human consumption or therapeutic use.
Synonyms: Saltpeter ; Nitrate of Potash
DOT: UN1486, Potassium nitrate, 5.1, PG III
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