Potassium Acetate Usages

  • Author:Ray Dean
  • Release on :2016-06-17

Potassium Acetate is used for the manufacture of antibiotics, potassium penicillinate, and in solutions for haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. In addition it can be used as a textile conditioner, a polymerization catalyst and as a catalyst in the production of polyurethane foams and carbon black. It is also used as a dehydrating agent, as runway de-icing fluid or drilling fluid additive.


Also be used as anti-icing substances, substituted calcium chloride and magnesium chloride and the like. It soil erosion and less corrosive, especially for airport runway de-icing, but the price is more expensive. Food additives (corrosion and control the acidity). Components of fire extinguishers. In ethanol precipitated DNA. For saving, fixed biological tissue used in conjunction with formaldehyde. Potassium acetate by acid-base reaction of potassium hydroxide or potassium carbonate and acetic acid occurs


Suitable sealed containers and kept in a clean dry place. Under normal conditions of use potassium Acetate does not present any undue health hazard. Precautions should be taken to prevent entry into eyes and prolonged or repeated skin contact. Exposure to the dust at high concentrations should be prevented by the provision of suitable ventilation.


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