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Potassium carbonate

anhydrous, free-flowing, −325 mesh, Redi-Dri, reagent grade, ≥98%

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Properties

Quality Level   100
grade   Redi-Dri
  anhydrous
  reagent grade
assay   ≥98%
form   powder
quality   free-flowing
particle size   −325 mesh
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 kg in poly bottle

2.5, 12 kg in poly drum

500 g in poly bottle

Legal Information

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary 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

Articles

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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