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1.04935

SAFC

Potassium chloride

EMPROVE® ESSENTIAL, Ph. Eur., BP, JP, USP, FCC, E 508

Linear Formula:
KCl
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
74.55
MDL number:
E Number:
E508
EC Index Number:
231-211-8

Quality Level

Agency

BP
JP
Ph. Eur.
USP

reg. compliance

FCC

product line

EMPROVE® ESSENTIAL

form

solid

pH

5.5-8.0 (25 °C, 50 g/L in H2O)

bp

1413 °C/1013 hPa

mp

770 °C (lit.)

solubility

347 g/L

density

1.98 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

liquid formulation
ophthalmics
parenterals
pharmaceutical
solid formulation

storage temp.

15-25°C

SMILES string

[Cl-].[K+]

InChI

1S/ClH.K/h1H;/q;+1/p-1

InChI key

WCUXLLCKKVVCTQ-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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General description

Finding the right excipient that matches your needs as well as regulatory demands can be a complicated challenge in formulation. With our application know-how and regulatory expertise, we support you in every step of development, scale-up, and production.
As part of our Emprove® Program, our raw materials are offered with extensive documentation facilitating compliance of your pharma and biopharma product, full supply chain transparency and risk mitigation. Our SAFC® portfolio of high-quality products for biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical formulation and production withstands strict quality control procedures and is produced according to applicable cGMP guidelines.

Application

Potassium chloride is a mineral salt which is used for a broad range of applications in the pharmaceutical and food industry. Pharmaceutical applications are e.g. treatment of hypokalemia, or serving as a component of isotonic solutions for infusion. Beyond, potassium chloride can also serve as a strengthening agent and flavor enhancer for food and beverage.
May be used for the preparation of phosphate buffered saline, and for the extraction and solubilization of proteins.

Legal Information

Emprove is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
SAFC is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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