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We make (1) Potassium Nitrate & (2) Potassium Nitrite
1. Potassium Nitrate is used in the manufacture of various types of Glass, Explosive-Blasting powder, Slurry, Dynamics, Matches, Fertilizers, Heat Treatment & Heat transfer salts and Leather processing Industries. Major uses of potassium nitrate are in fertilizers, rocket propellants and fireworks. It is one of the constituents of gunpowder. When used as a food additive in the European Union, the compound is referred to as E252.
1. POTASSIUM NITRATE
Potassium Nitrate CAS Number 7757-79-1, Molecular Weight: 101.1, Chemical Formula: KNO3Specification of Commercial Grade Potassium Nitrate:
Appearance: White crystalline
Assay (as KNO3): 99.000 % minimum
K2O: 46.250 % minimum
Nitrogen: 13.700 % minimum
Sulphate (as SO4): 0.010 % maximum
Chloride (as Cl): 0.05 % maximum
Iron (as Fe): 0.002 % maximum
Heavy Metal (as Pb): 0.0003 % maximum
Specification of Premium Pure Grade Potassium Nitrate:
Appearance: White crystalline powder
Assay (as KNO3): 99.50 % minimum
K2O: 46.500 % minimum
Nitrogen: 13.800 % minimum
Sulphate (as SO4): 0.005 % maximum
Chloride (as Cl): 0.005 % maximum
Iron (as Fe): 0.001 % maximum
Heavy Metal (as Pb): 0.0002 % maximum
Potassium Nitrate is packed 50kg in HDPE laminated bags or as required by the buyer.
Potassium Nitrate BP
KNO3 -- 101.1 -- 7757-79-1
Potassium nitrate contains not less than 99.0 per cent and not more than the equivalent of 101.0 per cent of KNO3, calculated with reference to the dried substance.
A white, crystalline powder or colourless crystals, freely soluble in water, very soluble in boiling water, practically insoluble in alcohol.
A. It gives the reaction of nitrates.
B. Solution S (see Tests) gives the reactions of potassium.
Dissolve 10.0 g in carbon dioxide-free water prepared from distilled water and dilute to 100 ml with the same solvent.
Appearance of solution
Solution S is clear and colourless.
Acidity or alkalinity
To 10 ml of solution S add 0.05 ml of bromothymol blue solution. Not more than 0.5 ml of 0.01 M hydrochloric acid or 0.01 M sodium hydroxide is required to change the colour of the indicator.
To 10 ml of solution S, add 0.5 ml of dilute sulphuric acid and 2 ml of zinc iodide and starch solution. The solution does not become blue within 2 min.
If intended for ophthalmic use, it complies with the test for chlorides. Dissolve 2.5 g in water and dilute to 15 ml with the same solvent. The solution complies with the limit test for chlorides (20 ppm).
Dilute 10 ml of solution S to 15 ml with distilled water. The solution complies with the limit test for sulphates (150 ppm).
1 ml of solution S complies with the limit test (A) for ammonium (100 ppm). If intended for ophthalmic use, not more than 50 ppm of ammonium.
Dilute 10 ml of solution S to 15 ml with distilled water. The solution complies with the limit test for calcium (100 ppm). If intended for ophthalmic use, not more than 50 ppm of calcium.
Dilute 5 ml of solution S to 10 ml with water. The solution complies with the limit test for iron (20 ppm). If intended for ophthalmic use, not more than 10 ppm of iron.
Not more than 0.1 per cent of Na, determined by atomic emission spectrometry.
12 ml of solution S complies with limit test A for heavy metals (10 ppm).
Loss on drying
Not more than 0.5 per cent determined on 1.000 g by drying in an oven at 100°C to 105°C.
Potassium Nitrate USP
Potassium nitrate [7757-79-1].
Potassium Nitrate contains not less than 99.0 percent and not more than 100.5 percent of KNO3.
Identification— A solution of it responds to the tests for Potassium and for Nitrate.
Chloride— A 500-mg portion of it shows no more chloride than corresponds to 0.21 mL of 0.020 N hydrochloric acid (0.03%).
Sulfate— Dissolve 100 mg of Potassium Nitrate in 10 mL of water, add 15 mL of 6 N hydrochloric acid, and evaporate to dryness on a steam bath. To the residue so obtained add 7 mL of 6 N hydrochloric acid, and evaporate to dryness on a steam bath. Dissolve the residue so obtained in about 35 mL of water and, if necessary, neutralize with hydrochloric acid using litmus paper indicator. Filter, if necessary, to obtain a clear test solution. This test solution shows no more sulfate than corresponds to 0.10 mL of 0.020 N sulfuric acid (0.1%).
Arsenic: 3 ppm.
Lead— A solution of 0.5 g of it in 20 mL of water contains not more than 5 4g of lead (corresponding to not more than 0.001% of Pb).
Heavy metals: 0.002%.
Iron: not more than 0.001%.
Limit of sodium— the limit is 0.1%.
Limit of nitrite— To pass the test.
Potassium Nitrate FCC Food Grade
KNO3 Formula wt 101.10
INS: 252 CAS: [7757-79-1]
Potassium Nitrate occurs as colorless, transparent prisms, as white granules, or as a white, crystalline powder. It is slightly hygroscopic in moist air. One gram dissolves in 3 mL of water at 25°, in 0.5 mL of boiling water, and in about 620 mL of alcohol. Its solutions are neutral to litmus.
Function: Antimicrobial agent, preservative.
Identification: A 1:10 aqueous solution gives positive tests for Potassium and Nitrate.
Assay: Not less than 99.0% and not more than 100.5% of KNO3 after drying.
Chlorate: Sprinkle about 100 mg of dry sample on 1 mL of sulfuric acid. The mixture does not turn yellow.
Lead: Not more than 4 mg/kg.
Loss on Drying: Not more than 1%.
American Chemical Society
Potassium Nitrate ACS Analytical Reagent
Formula Wt 101.10
CAS Number 7757-79-1
Assay: 99.0% KNO3
pH of a 5% solution: 4.5-8.5 at 25C
Insoluble matter: 0.005%
Chloride (Cl): 0.002%
Iodate (IO3): 5 ppm
Nitrite (NO2): 0.001%
Phosphate (PO4): 5 ppm
Sulfate (SO4): 0.003%
Heavy metals (as Pb): 5 ppm
Iron (Fe): 3 ppm
Calcium (Ca): 0.005%
Magnesium (Mg): 0.002%
Sodium (Na): 0.005%
2. POTASSIUM NITRITE
Specification of Potassium Nitrite:
CAS No.: 7758-09-0
Appearance: White to Yellowish
Solubility (10% in Water): Clear and Bright
Chloride: 0.005% maximum
Assay: 96% and also 98%
Packing: 25 Kg Drum
Pure Potassium Nitrite Food Grade Manufacturers
Potassium Nitrate BP USP ACS Analytical Reagent FCC Food Grade Manufacturers:
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