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Potassium carbonate

BioUltra, anhydrous, ≥99.0% (T)

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≥99.0% (T)


powder or crystals


insoluble matter, passes filter test
≤0.001% total nitrogen (N)


11.0-13.0 (25 °C, 1 M in H2O)


891 °C (lit.)


H2O: 1 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


1 M in H2O

UV absorption

λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.03
λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.02

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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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Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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K Y Foo et al.
Bioresource technology, 102(20), 9814-9817 (2011-08-30)
Rice husk (RH), an abundant by-product of rice milling, was used for the preparation of activated carbon (RHAC) via KOH and K(2)CO(3) chemical activation. The activation process was performed at the microwave input power of 600 W for 7 min.
Carlos Arroniz et al.
Organic letters, 15(4), 910-913 (2013-02-05)
ortho-Arylation of ortho-substituted benzoic acids is a challenging process due to the tendency of the reaction products toward Pd-catalyzed protodecarboxylation. A simple method for preventing decarboxylation in sterically hindered benzoic acids is reported. The method described represents a reliable and
K Y Foo et al.
Bioresource technology, 104, 679-686 (2011-11-22)
This work explores the feasibility of orange peel, a citrus processing biomass as an alternative precursor for preparation of activated carbon (OPAC) via microwave assisted K(2)CO(3) activation. The operational parameters, chemical impregnation ratio, microwave power and irradiation time on the
K Y Foo et al.
Bioresource technology, 102(20), 9794-9799 (2011-08-31)
Sunflower seed oil residue, a by-product of sunflower seed oil refining, was utilized as a feedstock for preparation of activated carbon (SSHAC) via microwave induced K(2)CO(3) chemical activation. SSHAC was characterized by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, nitrogen adsorption-desorption and elemental
Steffen Bugge et al.
European journal of medicinal chemistry, 94, 175-194 (2015-03-15)
An approach for optimization of epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase (EGFR-TK) inhibitors using truncated thienopyrimidine structures combined with enzymatic assay has been evaluated. This was done by synthesis and EGFR activity measurement of a series of fragment structures and

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