Potassium nitrate



CAS : 7757-79-1 / Einecs : 231-818-8

Formula : KNO3


Synonyms : Saltpeter, Nitrate of potash

Product description : potassium nitrate comes as a colorless and odorless crystalline powder, transparent to off-white, with a minimum purity of 99.5%. It is soluble in water.

Uses : potassium nitrate is used in chemical synthesis, in the production of fertilizers, explosives and pyrotechnics, as a chemical reagent, in water treatment, as an anti-rust agent, in the food industry, and in pharmaceuticals.

Packaging : 25kg bags (other types of packaging available upon request)

Availability : on stock or upon request

Storage : store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place. Keep the product in its original packaging, tightly closed, away from flammable materials and reducing substances, away from heat sources, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other sources of ignition. Protect from direct sunlight and rain.

Safety / MSDS : for industrial use only.

Pictograms : Potassium nitrate


ADR / IMDG / IATA : Class 5.1

UN : 1486

Packing Group : III

MSDS available upon request : fds@ampere.com

Reach : according to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH)


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