Potassium Acetate

MOLECULAR FORMULA :-  C2H3KO2

MOLECULAR WEIGHT :- 98.14 g/mol

SPECIFICATION BP USP
Description White or almost white, crystalline powder or colorless cryastals,deliquescent. White or almost white, crystalline powder or colorless cryastals,deliquescent.
Solubility Very soluble in water, freely soluble in ethanol (96 %)
Identification

A.   Reaction

B.   Reaction

 

A.   Reaction of acetates.

B.   Reaction of potassium

 

 

A.   Reaction of acetates.

B.   Reaction of potassium

 

Appearance of solution Clear & Colorless
pH 7.5-9.0 7.5-8.5
Heavy metals NMT 20 ppm
Limit of Sodium NMT 0.03 %
Reducing substances The solution remains pink.
Chloride NMT 200 ppm
Sulfates NMT 200 ppm
Aluminum NMT 1 ppm
Iron NMT 20 ppm
sodium NMT 0.5 %
Loss on drying NMT 3.0 % NMT 1.0 %
Residual Solvents Meets the requirements
Assay 99.0 %-101.0 % 99.0%-100.5 %