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Potassium Chloride

Test Specification...BP
Appearance It occurs as white or almost white, crystalline powder or colorless crystals
Identification Test A Test B a. It gives thereactions of chlorides b. It gives the reactions of potassium
Solubility Freely soluble in water, practically insoluble in anhydrous ethanol
Appearance of solution Solution is clear and colorless
Acidity or alkalinity Specified test
Bromides Not more than 0.1%
Iodides Specified test. The substance shows no blue color
Sulfates Not more than 300ppm
Barium Specified test
Iron Not more than 20 ppm
Magnesium and alkaline-earth metals Not more than 200ppm
Loss on drying Not more than 1.0%
Assay Not less than 99.0% and not more than 101.0% of KCl (dried substance)
Test Specification...FCC
Characters It occurs as colorless, elongated, prismatic, or cubical crystals, or as a white, granular powder.
Identification Test A
  1. It gives positive tests for Potassium and for Chloride.
Solubility One-gram dissolves in 2.8 mL of water at 25°, and in about 2 mL of boiling water. Insoluble in alcohol
Acidity or alkalinity Specified Test
Iodide and/or Bromide Passes Test
Loss on drying Not more than 1.0 %
Sodium Passes Test
Assay Not less than 99.0% of KCl after drying
Test Specification...USP
Appearance It occurs as colorless, elongated, prismatic, or cubical crystals, or white, granular powder.
Identification Test A Test B a. It gives the reactions of potassium b. It gives thereactions of chlorides
Solubility Freely soluble in water; insoluble in alcohol.
Sodium Specified test. Sample solution tested on a platinum wire does not impart a pronounced yellow color to a nonluminous flame.
Iodide Not more than 0.005%
Bromide Not more than 0.1%
Calcium and Magnesium Specified test. No turbidity is produced within 5 min.
Acidity or Alkalinity Specified test. A pink color is produced.
Loss on Drying It loses not more than 1.0% of its weight.
Residual Solvents Meets the requirements.
Assay Not less than 99.0% and not more than 100.5% of KCl 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.

Other
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We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

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