Potassium Sulfate


Potassium sulfate is an inorganic compound of the chemical formula K2SO4. It is also known by other names such as sulfate of potash , archanite, Sulfuric acid dipotassium salt.


Potassium sulphate is a white crystalline solid which is colorless, odorless. It readily dissolves in water. K2SO4 has a density of 2.66 g/ml. It is a high melting solid (mp = 1069 °C ) and has high boiling point (bp = 1689 °C)  too. 


CAS number : 7778 – 80 – 5

Chemical formula : K2 SO4

Molecular Weight : 174.25 g/mol

Packaging : 25/50 kg bags, HDPE polyliner inside

Storage : Tightly closed containers

Uses and applications

  • Predominantly used as fertilizer for crops like tobacco, some fruits and vegetables
  • Used as salt subsitute
  • Used in soda blasting
  • Used in production of dyes and pigments
  • Used in manufacturing of ceramics and glass
  • Used in the production of gypsum board
  • Used as a flash reducer in artillery propellant charges