Chemical Formula: K2CO3
Molecular Weight: 138
hygroscopic and readily soluble in water.
Potassium Carbonate is used as a starting material in manufacture
of potash chemicals. It is used in the fertilizer industry. It is
also used in Pharmaceuticals. Glass, Dyestuffs, T.V., Refrigeration,
Insecticides & Rubber Chemical Industries.
Potassium Carbonate is extremely hygroscopic alkaline material.
Contact with skin and eyes should be avoided. Protective equipments
like hand gloves, face shields, apron and gumboot/safety shoes
should be used while handling. In case of contact with eyes/skins,
wash with plenty of water atleast for 15 minutes & seek medical
Avoid exposure to atmosphere.