POTASSIUM CHLORIDE

CAS Number: 7447-40-7

Also known as: CHLORURE DE POTASSIUM
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Description

CAS number 7447-40-7

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Solid
Density (kg/m3)
1980 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Molar mass (g/mol) 74.55
Boiling Point (°C) 1500
Melting Point (°C) 770
Vapour Pressure (Pa)
2000 (sol. [Pa] at a temperature of 20°C

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Colour white

Transportation data

Transport mode Bulk (sol.)
Ship type 3 (sol.)
State solid

Reactivity data

Water No
Acid(s) Yes
Oxidizing agents Yes

GESAMP Hazard profile

Bioaccumulation in logPow (A1A) 0 - e <1, or > ca.7, or Mol. Wt. > 1000
Bioaccumulation in BCF (A1B) 0 - No measurable BCF
Bioaccumulation (A1) 0 - No potential to bioaccumulate
Acute aquatic toxicity (B1) (LC/EC/IC50 (mg/l)) 1 - Practically non-toxic
Chronic aquatic toxicity (B2) (NOEC (mg/l)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by swallowing (C1) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by skin penetration (C2) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by inhalation (C3) (LC50 (mg/l)) 0 - Negligible
Eye irritation/corrosivity (D2) 0 - Not irritating
Interference with coastal amenities (E2) D - Dissolver
Effects on wildlife and bottom habitats (E3) 0 - Is not a floater; and does not pose any known health hazards

Human toxicity threshold

TEEL-2 (mg/m3) 15
TEEL-3 (mg/m3) 15

Ecotoxicity

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Emergency Response Guidebook

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At sea emergency guide

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