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Potassium carbonate

BioUltra, anhydrous, ≥99.0% (T)

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Related Categories Acids & Bases, Alphabetical, Bases, BioUltra Buffers, Biochemicals and Reagents,
InChI Key   BWHMMNNQKKPAPP-UHFFFAOYSA-L
product line   BioUltra
assay   ≥99.0% (T)
form   powder or crystals
impurities   insoluble matter, passes filter test
  ≤0.001% total nitrogen (N)
loss   ≤0.8% loss on ignition, 600 °C
pH   11.0-13.0 (25 °C, 1 M in H2O)
mp   891 °C(lit.)
solubility   H2O: soluble1 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤30 mg/kg
  phosphate (PO43-): ≤20 mg/kg
  silicate (as SiO2): ≤30 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤30 mg/kg
cation traces   Al: ≤5 mg/kg
  As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Ba: ≤5 mg/kg
  Bi: ≤5 mg/kg
  Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
  Co: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
  Li: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mo: ≤5 mg/kg
  Na: ≤200 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
  Sr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤5 mg/kg
λ   1 M in H2O
UV absorption   λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.03
  λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.02

Description

Application

Potassium carbonate is used to develop and study methods of nucleic acid, DNA, amino acid and peptide intercalation into structures such as into Mg-Al layered double hydroxide (hydrotalcite) capsules.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
TS7750000
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