Potassium Chloride

Potassium Chloride is a white crystalline powder which readily dissolves in water. In solid form it has a weak, bitter, unsalty flavor. Potassium chloride is a naturally occurring mineral.


Molar Weight74,5513 g/mol
Melting Point770°C
Boiling Point1,420°C
Flash Point
Specific Gravity1.984 g/cm³
Particle Size

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • anti-settling agent
  • Hardening agent
  • Food additive
  • De-icer
  • Flavouring agent
  • Oil and Gas
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Macronutrient
  • Feedstock


  • Pharma
  • Oil & Gas
  • Cleaning
  • Coatings & Construction
  • Polymers
  • Cosmetics
  • Water Treatment
  • Food
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Agrobusiness
  • Lubricants

Synonyms: muriate of potash, MOP, E508

Chemical Formula: KCl

CAS Number: 7447-40-7