Potassium Carbonate Anhydrous

MOLECULAR FORMULA :- K2CO3

MOLECULAR WEIGHT :- 138.21 g/mol

SPECIFICATION BP USP
Description White or almost white granular Powder hygroscopic. White or almost white granular Powder hygroscopic.
Solubility Freely Soluble in water, practically insoluble in Ethanol (96%)
Identification

(A)   Reaction

(B)   Reaction

(C)   Reaction

A : The solution is strongly alkaline

B: Test A gives the reaction of Carbonates &Bicarbonates.

C: Test A gives reaction of Potassium.

A: Test A gives the reaction of Carbonates.

B: Test A gives reaction of Potassium.

Insoluble substances The solution is complete, clear & Colorless.
Heavy metals NMT 5 ppm
Calcium NMT 100 ppm
Iron NMT 10 ppm
Chlorides NMT 100 ppm
Loss on Drying NMT  5.0 % NMT 0.5 %
Sulphates NMT 100 ppm
Organic Volatile Impurities Meets the requirement
Residual Solvents Meets the requirement
Assay 99.0 % – 101 % (on dry basis) 99.5 % – 100.5 %