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Potassium carbonate

Name Potassium carbonate
Chemical formula KCO3
Appearance White solid
Formula weight 138.2 amu
Melting point 1164 K (891 °C)
Boiling point Decomposes at ?
Density 2.4 ×103 kg/m3
Crystal structure ?
Solubility 93.7 g in 100g water
ΔfH0liquid -1123 kJ/mol
ΔfH0solid -1151 kJ/mol
S0solid 156 J/mol·K
Ingestion Severe irritation may result. Do not induce vomiting.
Inhalation Acts as an irritant.
Skin Acts as an irritant.
Eyes Acts as an irritant
More info Hazardous Chemical Database (http://ull.chemistry.uakron.edu/erd/chemicals/10/9879)
SI units were used where possible. Unless otherwise stated, standard conditions were used.

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Potassium carbonate (also known as pearl ash or salts of tartar) is a white salt soluble in water which forms a strongly alkaline solution.

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