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Potassium Nitrate (KNO₃)

Potassium nitrate, KNO₃, also known as saltpeter, is a white crystalline substance that is a strong oxidizer. Reade offers 4 grades of Potassium Nitrate powder.
Typical Applications

Potassium nitrate has various applications in various industries. It produces gunpowder, explosives, fireworks, and other pyrotechnic materials. Saltpeter is used in fertilizer production and by the food industry as a preservative and color fixative. Potassium nitrate also has medicinal purposes as a diuretic and treats certain heart conditions.

Packaging Options

50 lb. bags or 100, 250 lb.
Poly-Lined Fiber Drums


Potassium Nitrate (KNO₃) TSCA (SARA Title III) Status: Listed. For Further Information, Please Call The EPA, Office Of Chemical Safety And Pollution Prevention (Ocspp) At 202-564-2902
Potassium Nitrate (KNO₃) CAS Number:7757-79-1

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