Chemicals - Potassium Carbonate


UNID Korea & Taiwan German Company Ltd


Korea & Taiwan


25 Kg Bag

Grade Standard


General Description

Potassium carbonate is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula K2CO3. It is also known by other names such as potash, pearl ash, or carbonate of potash. It is a white, odorless solid that is highly soluble in water.


1. Glass Manufacturing:

Potassium carbonate is a crucial ingredient in the production of glass. It acts as a flux, helping to lower the melting point of silica and other components, making it easier to shape and mold glass.

2. Soap and Detergent Industry:

Potassium carbonate is used in the production of liquid soaps and detergents. It acts as a pH regulator, helping to maintain the desired alkalinity and improve the cleaning properties of the products.

3. Food Industry:

Potassium carbonate is used as a food additive and pH regulator in certain food products. It is commonly used in the production of cocoa-based products, such as chocolates and cocoa powder, to adjust acidity and enhance flavor.

4. Fertilizer:

Potassium carbonate is used as a source of potassium in fertilizers. It provides an essential nutrient for plant growth and is particularly beneficial for crops that require high potassium levels, such as fruits, vegetables, and certain grains.

5. Textile Industry:

Potassium carbonate is used in textile dyeing and printing processes. It aids in fixing and enhancing the color fastness of dyes on fabrics.


Item Results
K2CO3 99.50%
KOH < 0.20 %
kCL < 0.015 %
K2SO4 < 0.01%
FE as Fe2O3 < 5.00 PPM
NA 0.206%
PB < 2.00 PPM

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