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Potassium Nitrate Solution

KNO 3
CAS 7757-79-1


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CHEMICAL
IDENTIFIER
Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
SMILES
Identifier
InChI
Identifier
InChI
Key
KNO3 7757-79-1 24878578 24434 MFCD00011409 231-818-8 N/A N/A [K+].[O-][N+]([O-])=O InChI=1S/K.NO3/c;2-1(3)4/q+1;-1 FGIUAXJPYTZDNR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
KNO3 101.11 White to clear liquid N/A 100.952 g/mol 100.951523 Da 0 Safety Data Sheet

Nitrate IonPotassium Nitrate Solutions are moderate to highly concentrated liquid solutions of Potassium Nitrate. They are an excellent source of Potassium Nitrate for applications requiring solubilized Compound Solutions Packaging, Bulk Quantity materials. American Elements can prepare dissolved homogenous solutions at customer specified concentrations or to the maximum stoichiometric concentration. Packaging is available in 55 gallon drums, smaller units and larger liquid totes. American Elements maintains solution production facilities in the United States, Northern Europe (Liverpool, UK), Southern Europe (Milan, Italy), Australia and China to allow for lower freight costs and quicker delivery to our customers .American Elements metal and rare earth compound solutions have numerous applications, but are commonly used in petrochemical cracking and automotive catalysts, water treatment, plating, textiles, research and in optic, laser, crystal and glass applications. Ultra high purity and high purity compositions improve both optical quality and usefulness as scientific standards. Nanoscale elemental powders and suspensions, as alternative high surface area forms, may be considered. We also produce Potassium Nitrate Powder. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Potassium (K) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbol Elemental PotassiumPotassium (atomic symbol: K, atomic number: 19) is a Block S, Group 1, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 39.0983. The number of electrons in each of Potassium's shells is [2, 8, 8, 1] and its electron configuration is [Ar] 4s1. The potassium atom has a radius of 227.2 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 275 pm. Potassium was discovered and first isolated by Sir Humphrey Davy in 1807. Potassium is the seventh most abundant element on earth. It is one of the most reactive and electropositive of all metals and rapidly oxidizes. Potassium Bohr Model As with other alkali metals, potassium decomposes in water with the evolution of hydrogen; because of its reacts violently with water, it only occurs in nature in ionic salts. In its elemental form, potassium has a silvery gray metallic appearance, but its compounds (such as potassium hydroxide) are more frequently used in industrial and chemical applications. The origin of the element's name comes from the English word 'potash,' meaning pot ashes, and the Arabic word qali, which means alkali. The symbol K originates from the Latin word kalium. For more information on potassium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of potassium products, visit the Potassium element page.

HEALTH, SAFETY & TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
Warning
H272
0
8
N/A
TT3700000
UN 1486 5.1/PG 3
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POTASSIUM NITRATE SYNONYMS
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PACKAGING SPECIFICATIONS FOR BULK & RESEARCH QUANTITIES
Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.


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Recent Research & Development for Potassium

  • Laboratory Studies of Potassium-Halide-Induced High-Temperature Corrosion of Superheater Steels. Part 1: Exposures in Dry Air. Hao Wu, Patrik Yrjas, and Mikko Hupa. Energy Fuels: January 23, 2015
  • Iso-Selective Ring-Opening Polymerization of rac-Lactide Catalyzed by Crown Ether Complexes of Sodium and Potassium Naphthalenolates. Jiao Xiong, Jinjin Zhang, Yangyang Sun, Zhongran Dai, Xiaobo Pan, and Jincai Wu. Inorg. Chem.: January 17, 2015
  • Impedance Analysis and Conduction Mechanisms of Lead Free Potassium Sodium Niobate (KNN) Single Crystals and Polycrystals: A Comparison Study. Muhammad Asif Rafiq, Maria Elisabete Costa, Alexander Tkach, and Paula Maria Vilarinho. Crystal Growth & Design: December 16, 2014
  • Measurement and Correlation of the Solubility of Penicillin V Potassium in Ethanol + Water and 1-Butyl Alcohol + Water Systems. Tingting Wei, Chen Wang, Shichao Du, Songgu Wu, Jianyu Li, and Junbo Gong. J. Chem. Eng. Data: December 15, 2014
  • Potassium-Promoted Alumina Adsorbent from K2CO3 Coagulated Alumina Sol for Warm Gas Carbon Dioxide Separation. Shuang Li, Yixiang Shi, and Ningsheng Cai. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng.: December 8, 2014
  • Effect of Dissolution and Refaceting on Growth Rate Dispersion of Sodium Chlorate and Potassium Dihydrogen Phosphate Crystals. M. M. Mitrovi?, A. A. Žeki, B. M. Misailovi, and B. Z. Radiša. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.: November 25, 2014
  • Energy and Exergy Analyses of an Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle Power Plant with CO2 Capture Using Hot Potassium Carbonate Solvent. Sheng Li, Hongguang Jin, Lin Gao, Kathryn Anne Mumford, Kathryn Smith, and Geoff Stevens. Environ. Sci. Technol.: November 12, 2014
  • Face-Specific Growth and Dissolution Kinetics of Potassium Dihydrogen Phosphate Crystals from Batch Crystallization Experiments. H. Eisenschmidt, A. Voigt, and K. Sundmacher. Crystal Growth & Design: November 11, 2014
  • Highly Iso-Selective and Active Catalysts of Sodium and Potassium Monophenoxides Capped by a Crown Ether for the Ring-Opening Polymerization of rac-Lactide. Jinjin Zhang, Jiao Xiong, Yangyang Sun, Ning Tang, and Jincai Wu. Macromolecules: November 4, 2014
  • Suzuki–Miyaura Cross-Coupling of Brominated 2,1-Borazaronaphthalenes with Potassium Alkenyltrifluoroborates. Gary A. Molander, Steven R. Wisniewski, and Elham Etemadi-Davan. J. Org. Chem.: October 30, 2014

Recent Research & Development for Nitrates

  • Surface-Enhanced Nitrate Photolysis on Ice. Guillaume Marcotte, Patrick Marchand, Stéphanie Pronovost, Patrick Ayotte, Carine Laffon, and Philippe Parent. J. Phys. Chem. A: February 11, 2015
  • Enhancement of Nitrite and Nitrate Electrocatalytic Reduction through the Employment of Self-Assembled Layers of Nickel- and Copper-Substituted Crown-Type Heteropolyanions. Shahzad Imar, Chiara Maccato, Calum Dickinson, Fathima Laffir, Mikhail Vagin, and Timothy McCormac. Langmuir: February 2, 2015
  • Facultative Nitrate Reduction by Electrode-Respiring Geobacter Metallireducens Biofilms as a Competitive Reaction to Electrode Reduction in a Bioelectrochemical System. Hiroyuki Kashima and John M. Regan. Environ. Sci. Technol.: January 27, 2015
  • Reactions of Rare Earth Hydrated Nitrates and oxides with Formamide: Relevant to Recycling Rare Earth Metals. Pradeep Samarasekere, Xiqu Wang, Watchareeya Kaveevivitchai, and Allan J. Jacobson. Crystal Growth & Design: January 20, 2015
  • Thermodynamic Modeling of Apparent Molal Volumes of Metal Nitrate Salts with Pitzer Model. Mouad Arrad, Mohammed Kaddami, Hannu Sippola, and Pekka Taskinen. J. Chem. Eng. Data: January 16, 2015
  • Fast Diffusion Reaction in the Composition and Morphology of Coprecipitated Carbonates and Nitrates of Copper(II), Magnesium(II), and Zinc(II). J. Michael Davidson, Khellil Sefiane, and Tiffany Wood. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.: January 14, 2015
  • Novel Approach for the Preparation of Hydroxylammonium Nitrate from the Acid-Catalyzed Hydrolysis of Cyclohexanone Oxime. Fangfang Zhao, Kuiyi You, Ruige Li, Shan Tan, Pingle Liu, Jian Wu, Qiuhong Ai, and He’an Luo. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.: January 6, 2015
  • Comparative Lipidomic Profiling of Two Dunaliella tertiolecta Strains with Different Growth Temperatures under Nitrate-Deficient Conditions. So-Hyun Kim, Hye Min Ahn, Sa Rang Lim, Seong-Joo Hong, Byung-Kwan Cho, Hookeun Lee, Choul-Gyun Lee, and Hyung-Kyoon Choi. J. Agric. Food Chem.: December 30, 2014
  • Independence of Nitrate and Nitrite Inhibition of Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough and Use of Nitrite as a Substrate for Growth. Hannah L. Korte, Avneesh Saini, Valentine V. Trotter, Gareth P. Butland, Adam P. Arkin, and Judy D. Wall. Environ. Sci. Technol.: December 22, 2014
  • Nitrate Concentration near the Surface of Frozen Aqueous Solutions. Harley A. Marrocco and Rebecca R. H. Michelsen. J. Phys. Chem. B: December 15, 2014