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Potassium phosphate monobasic

anhydrous, free-flowing, Redi-Dri, ACS reagent, ≥99%

Synonym(s):
prim.-Potassium phosphate, Monopotassium phosphate, Potassium dihydrogen phosphate
Linear Formula:
KH2PO4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
136.09
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

grade

ACS reagent
anhydrous

product line

Redi-Dri

assay

≥99%

form

powder

quality

free-flowing

impurities

≤0.01% Insoluble matter

loss

≤0.2% loss on drying, 105°C

pH

4.1-4.5 (25 °C, 5%)

pKa (25 °C)

(1) 2.15, (2) 6.82, (3) 12.38 (phosphoric acid)

mp

252.6 °C (lit.)

density

2.338 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤0.001%
sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.003%

cation traces

Fe: ≤0.002%
Na: ≤0.005%
heavy metals: ≤0.001% (by ICP)

SMILES string

[K+].OP(O)([O-])=O

InChI

1S/K.H3O4P/c;1-5(2,3)4/h;(H3,1,2,3,4)/q+1;/p-1

InChI key

GNSKLFRGEWLPPA-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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General description

Potassium phosphate monobasic (monopotassium orthophosphate) is a water soluble inorganic salt. Its standard enthalpy of formation has been reported to be −376.1 kcalmol-1. It acts a starting material in the synthesis of potassium metaphosphate.

Application

Potassium phosphate monobasic has been used in the preparation of phosphate buffer and phosphate buffered saline (PBS). It has also been used in the preparation of PEG1000 (polyethylene glycol)/potassium phosphate aqueous two-phase systems (ATPS).

Packaging

1, 2.5 kg in poly bottle
500 g in poly bottle

Features and Benefits

  • Increased efficiency – Eliminate time and effort of loosening hardened powders
  • Safety – Avoid risks of using tools of force to break up clumps
  • Economy – Faster preparation and solvation increase productivity and reduce costs
  • Assured quality – Excellent, expert-tested quality with no anti-caking agents
  • Flexible volumes – Available from research amounts to scale-up quantities

Legal Information

Redi-Dri is a trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

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