Potassium Nitrate – KNO3
€ 6.95 – € 42.50
Potassium Nitrate, chemical formula KNO3, is a versatile chemical compound with a wide range of applications. It is sold in resealable containers for easy storage and use.
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Potassium Nitrate is a highly versatile product with a wide variety of applications. It is often used as a fertiliser in agriculture, as it provides plants with two essential nutrients: potassium and nitrogen. It can also be used as an ingredient in cleaning products, as an electrolyte in electroplating, and in tree stump removal.
The product is also known as KNO3 or saltpeter, is the potassium salt of nitric acid. It occurs as a white crystal powder that is highly soluble in water. The pure form is not found in large quantities in nature and is typically obtained through the processing of natural minerals or by synthesizing it from other chemicals.
Potassium nitrate or KNO3 is an oxidator and should be separated from strong reducing agents, such as metal powders, to prevent the risk of fire or explosion. Our KNO3 is of high purity, with a purity level of over 99%. It is delivered in strong plastic sealed containers that are safe for transport and storage. Whether you are using it in agriculture, cleaning, electroplating, or tree stump removal, you can trust that the products at DutchChems are of the highest quality and purity.
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Nitrate of potash
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where should I store potassium nitrate?
The product should be stored in a dry, well-ventilated area, away from heat and flame. At our company, the product is sold in resealable containers, which makes it easy to store after use and helps to keep the product fresh and effective. It should also be stored separately from strong reducing agents, such as metal powders such as aluminium, magnesium and iron.
Can potassium nitrate be used for crops?
Yes, is often used as a fertiliser in agriculture, as it provides plants with two essential nutrients: potassium and nitrogen. It can be applied to a variety of crops, including cereals, fruits, and vegetables.
Is potassium nitrate the same as tree stump remover?
Potassium nitrate is a common ingredient in tree stump removal products. When applied to the stump, it stimulates natural wood decomposition and makes it easier to remove the stump. The main component of tree stump removal products is usually potassium nitrate, also known as KNO3.
Is the product safe to handle?
Potassium nitrate is generally considered safe to handle when used as directed. However, it can be irritating to the skin and eyes, so it is important to wear protective gloves and goggles when handling it. If you have any concerns about the safety of handling potassium nitrate, you can download our safety information sheet for more information.
Can potassium nitrate be used as a food preservative?
Yes, it is often used as a preservative in meat processing, as it helps to prevent the growth of bacteria and extend the shelf life of the meat. It is also used to give cured meats, such as bacon and ham, their characteristic pink color. When using it as a food preservative, it is important to use food-grade quality to ensure that the food is safe to consume. However, it is important to use the recommended amounts from a cookbook to avoid any negative health effects.
0,5 kg, 1,0 kg, 2,5 kg, 5,0 kg
Ordered to increase nitrate levels in my aquarium. Worked great!
A few weeks ago I ordered this product to fertilize my vegetable garden. The entire ordering process went smoothly and I received the product quickly.