What is Potassium Chloride

Potassium chloride (KCI) is a white crystal or crystalline powder metal halide salt composed of potassium and chloride. The solid odourless, white, or colourless vitreous crystals readily dissolve in water. Its solutions have a salt-like taste. Potassium chloride is a naturally occurring mineral that is sometimes added to pet foods as a potassium supplement.

  • INCI: Potassium Chloride
  • Chemical Formula: KCl
  • CAS Number: 7447-40-7

Product Specifications


Chemical Formula KCl
CAS Number 7447-40-7
Molar Weight 74,5513 g/mol
Specific Gravity 1.984
Boiling Point 1,420 °C
Flash Point 1500°C

Uses and Applications for Potassium Chloride


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

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