POTASSIUM NITRATE

CAS #: 7757-79-1
SKU: 7757-79-1

Potassium nitrate appears as a white to dirty gray crystalline solid. Water soluble. Noncombustible, but accelerates the burning of combustible materials. If large quantities are involved in fire or the combustible material is finely divided an explosion may result. May explode under prolonged exposure to heat or fire. Toxic oxides of nitrogen are produced in fires. Used in solid propellants, explosives, fertilizers.

Additional Information

Additional information

CAS No

7757-79-1

Formula

KNO3

Synonyms

POTASSIUM NITRATENitrate of potashNitric acid potassium saltNitric acid, potassium saltKalii nitras

Chemical Options

Item No.12113
Molecular Weight190.45
PurityFCC
Particle Size-20 mesh
SolubilityInsoluble in dilute acid solutions
Melting Point606-degc
Density5.67
Item No.16176
Molecular Weight190.45
PurityACS Reagent
Particle Size-4 mesh
SolubilityInsoluble in dilute acid solutions
Melting Point606-degc
Density5.67
Item No.90421
Molecular Weight149.89
Purity99% pure
Particle SizeCrystal
SolubilitySoluble
Density3.67

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