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347825 Sigma-Aldrich

Potassium carbonate

reagent grade, ≥98%, powder, −325 mesh

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Properties

Related Categories Chemical Synthesis, Development Quantities for Research, Essential Chemicals, Potassium Salts, Reagent Salts,
Quality Level   200
grade   reagent grade
assay   ≥98%
form   powder
particle size   −325 mesh
pH   11-13 (25 °C, 138 g/L)
mp   891 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   [K+].[K+].[O-]C([O-])=O
InChI   1S/CH2O3.2K/c2-1(3)4;;/h(H2,2,3,4);;/q;2*+1/p-2
InChI key   BWHMMNNQKKPAPP-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Description

General description

Potassium carbonate is an inorganic base. It participates as base in the palladacycle catalyzed Heck reaction of chlorobenzene with styrene.

Application

Potassium carbonate was used in the following studies:
• Synthesis of polysubstituted iodobenzene derivatives.
• As base for the synthesis of high molecular weight homopolymers and copolymers derived from various bisphenols.
• As base for the Suzuki coupling of aryl halides with aryl boronic acids.
• As base for the Heck reaction of styrene and bromobenzene.

Packaging

1, 2.5 kg in poly bottle

12 kg in poly drum

250 g in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Target organs 
Respiratory system
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
TS7750000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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