Potassium Chloride


    White granular powder, odourless with a saline taste, stable in air. In solution neutral to litmus, freely soluble in water, particularly boiling water and insoluble in alcohol.

    Appearance of solutionClear & Colourless


    Assay99.0 to 100.5% min
    Insoluble Matter
    (by Weight)
    Max 0.01 %
    (or alkalinity)
    Magnesium (Mg)Max 15 ppm
    Magnesium & alkaline Earth metalsConforms
    Calcium (Ca)Max 50 ppm
    (5% solution, 20)
    5.5 to 8.5
    Heavy metalsMax 10 ppm
    SulfateMax 10 ppm
    ArsenicMax 0.01 ppm
    BromidesMax 0.6 %
    IodidesPasses test
    Iron (Fe)Max 10 ppm

    Direct Food Ingredients will ensure that any material supplied this specification will confirm to the above physical and chemical properties. However, we have no control over the use of the material and can accept no responsibility for problems caused by the customer's failure to ensure the material supplied is suitable for the intended use.

    This specification has been last modified on Mon 16 August 2010 (73)

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