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Potassium Carbonate

Test Specification...BP
Appearance It occurs as a white or almost white granular powder, hygroscopic.
Identification Test A Test B Test C A. Specified test. The solution is strongly alkaline B. It gives the reaction of carbonates and bicarbonates C. It gives reaction of potassium
Solubility Freely soluble in water, practically insoluble in ethanol (96 per cent).
Appearance of solution Solution is not more opalescent than reference suspension II and not more intensely coloured than reference solution Y6
Chlorides Not more than 100ppm
Sulfates Not more than 100ppm
Calcium Not more than 100ppm
Iron Not more than 10ppm
Loss on drying Not more than 5.0%
Assay Not less than 99.0% and not more than 101.0% (dried substance).
Test Specification...FCC
Appearance It occurs as a white, granular powder.
Identification Test A It gives positive tests for Potassium and for Carbonate,
Solubility One-gram dissolves in 1 mL of water at 25° and in about 0.7 mL of boiling water. It is insoluble in alcohol.
Insoluble Substances Passes test.
Lead Not more than 2 mg/kg.
Loss on Drying Not more than 1.0%
Assay Not less than 99.0% and not more than 100.5% of K2CO3 after drying.
Test Specification...USP
Appearance It occurs as a white granular powder.
Identification Test A Test B It gives positive tests for Potassium It gives positive tests for Carbonate
Insoluble Substances Specified test. The solution is complete, clear, and colorless
Lead Not more than 2 mg/kg.
Loss on Drying Not more than 0.5%
Residual solvents Meets the requirements
Assay Not less than 99.5% and not more than 100.5% of K2CO3 calculated on the dried basis.

Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.

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