Potassium humate
Time: 2018-11-16 13:53:18

Potassium humate

Synonyms

Humic acids, potassium salts;

Category

Anionic Surfactant

> Carboxylate

>> Cyclic Carboxylate

>>> Aryl Carboxylate

>>>> Humate

Chemical Numbering System

CASRN68514-28-3

EINECS271-030-1

Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight

Molecular Formula: N/A

Molecular Weight: N/A

Structure

 

Properties

Appearance    (1), solid.

Solubility    soluble in water.

Stability    stable.

Risk    Solid form: flammable material; irritation, irritation to skin, eye, respiratory system. Harmful products of combustion are CO, CO2 and so on. Contact with strong oxidants, can cause to burn.

GHS (Rev.7) label:  

Ecology    may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.

Biodegradability    biodegradable.

Characteristics    excellent emulsifying, dispersing, chelating abilities. Mixture of complex components.

Synthesis

 

Quality Standards & Test Methods

1, Physical and chemical indexes

Item

Physical and chemical indexes

Solid

Actives, %, ≥

80.0

Test Methods

(1), Actives

GB/T 13173 Surface active agents - Detergents - Testing methods

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, Product standards

(1), Chinese standards

(1a), GB/T 33804 Potassium humate for agricultural use

(1b), SY/T 5668 Drilling fluids shale inhibitor -- Potassium humate (KAHm)

4, 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 emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.

Use as chelating agent.

2, Petroleum

Use as drilling fluids shale inhibitor.

3, Agriculture

Use as fertilizer.

Manufacturers