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Potassium chloride

Introduction of Potassium Chloride:

Potassium chloride with chemical formula (KCl) is a type of salt that is formed from the combination of potassium and chlorine. Potassium chloride is used to treat hypokalemia. The blood needs a certain level of potassium in order for the body’s cells to function properly.

Molecular Structure of Potassium Chloride

Applications of Potassium Chloride :

Potassium chloride is used as a chemical raw material to produce potassium hydroxide (KOH) and potassium metal. It is also used in pharmaceuticals, lethal injection drugs, scientific-research applications, food processing, soaps, and as a sodium-free substitute for the salt.

Safety :

It is necessary to use personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, protective gloves, safety mask, and work clothes to work with potassium chloride compound. . It is better for workers to avoid eating, drinking, and smoking while working with this solid substance in warehouses.

In case of inhalation of dust released from this compound, the respiratory system irritation may occur that will be mild. Then, you should go to outdoor immediately and regulate your breathing more deeply.

How to Store and Maintain it :

Safe storage conditions for potassium chloride are to keep packages separate and away from any incompatible agents and compounds. The original packages or containers should be stored in a dry and cool place with a proper ventilation and away from flammable materials.