Potassium hydroxymethane sulfonate
Time: 2017-08-04 22:09:31
Potassium hydroxymethane sulfonate
Synonyms
Methanesulfonic acid, hydroxy-, monopotassium salt;
Potassium hydroxymethanesulphonate;
Formaldehyde potassium bisulfite;
Category
Anionic Surfactant
>> Sulfonate
>> Chain Sulfonate
>> Hydroxyl Alkyl Sulfonate
>> Hydroxyl Linear Alkyl Sulfonate
Chemical Numbering System
CASRN51754-03-1
EINECS257-378-7
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: CH3KO4S; CH4O4S.K
Molecular Weight: 150.20
Structure
Properties
Appearance    (1), white solid.
Solubility    soluble in water.
Stability    stable.
Risk    Solid form: flammable material; irritation, irritation to skin, eye, respiratory. Harmful products of combustion are CO, CO2 and so on. Contact with strong oxidants, can cause to burn.
GHS (Rev.6) label:  
Ecology    may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability    biodegradable.
Characteristics    excellent antimicrobial, antibacterial, preservative abilities. Formaldehyde slow-release agent.
Synthesis
Formaldehyde reacts with potassium bisulfite, then obtain.
Quality Standards & Test Methods
1. Physical and chemical indexes
Item
Physical and chemical indexes
Solid
Actives, %, ≥
90.0
Test Methods
(1), Actives
 
2. Hazardous substances indexes
Item
Hazardous substances indexes
Solid
Heavy metals (as Pb), mg/Kg, ≤
20
As, mg/Kg, ≤
3
Test Methods
(1), Heavy metals (as Pb)
Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)
GB/T 30799 The test method of food detergents - Determination of heavy metals
(2), As
Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)
GB/T 30797 The test method of food detergents - Determination of total arsenic
3. Further explanation
(a), On physical and chemical indexes: firstly, shall be indicated carbon atom distribution; secondly, shall be indicated average molecular weight.
Major Uses
1. Typical Applications
Use as antimicrobial agent, preservative.
2. Textile, printing and dyeing
Use as discharging agent.
Manufacturers