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Potassium Nitrate

  1. Potassium Nitrate
  2. CAS 7757-79-1
  3. Molar Weight 101.102g/mol
  4. Chemical formula KNO₃

It is a natural source of nitrate and has been used as a constituent for several different purposes, including food preservatives, fertilisers, tree stump removal, rocket propellants, and fireworks. Potassium nitrate is a common active ingredient in toothpaste, exerting an anti-sensitivity action.

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Potassium Nitrate
  1. Potassium Nitrate
  2. CAS 7757-79-1
  3. Chemical formula KNO₃
  4. Molar Weight 101.102g/mol

Product details of Potassium Nitrate

Potassium NitrateMonohydrateSaltpeterSaltpetre
  1. Technical
  2. Food
  1. Granular
  2. Crystals
  3. Powder
  1. Powder

Chemical formula

KNO₃

CAS number

7757-79-1

Molar Weight

101.102g/mol

Specific Gravity

2.109

Boiling Point

400 °C

Melting Point

334 °C


Applications

  1. Food additives
  2. Adhesives and sealant chemicals
  3. Agriculture chemicals
  4. Fertilisers
  5. Pharmacology
  6. Food preservatives

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