Potassium Bicarbonate 99.5% (Food Grade E501)




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Potassium bicarbonate (also known as potassium hydrogen carbonate or potassium acid carbonate) is a colorless, odorless, slightly basic, salty substance. According to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), potassium bicarbonate is “generally recognised as safe”. There is no evidence of human carcinogenicity, no adverse effects of overexposure, and an undetermined LD50. Physically, potassium bicarbonate occurs as a crystal or a soft white granular powder. Potassium bicarbonate is very rarely found in its natural form, the mineral called kalicinite

  • Baking
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Drink Additive
  • Wine Making Additive
  • Fungicide
  • Laboratory Reagent
  • As an acid neutraliser for crops

Min Assay >99%

Molecular Formula: KHCO3

Molecular Weight: 100.12 g/mol.

Hazard Phrases: Not considered harmful under normal laboratory conditions

Cas No: 298-14-6
Einecs No: 206-059-0

HS CODE: 2836400000


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