POTASSIUM CHLORATE, KClO3, , 99.8%, PYROTECHNICS, Cultivation, Disinfectant...... other uses , 1, 2, 5, pounds

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POTASSIUM CHLORATE, KClO3, , 99.8%, PYROTECHNICS, , Many other uses , 1, 2, 5, pounds

Potassium chlorate is a compound containing potassium, chlorine and oxygen atoms, with the molecular formula KClO3. In its pure form, it is a white crystalline substance. It is the most common chlorate in industrial use. It is used

as an oxidizing agent,
to prepare oxygen,
as a disinfectant,
in safety matches,
in explosives and fireworks,
in cultivation, forcing the blossoming stage of the longan tree, causing it to produce fruit in warmer climates.[6]



Potassium chlorate was one key ingredient in early firearms percussion caps (primers). It continues in that application, where not supplanted by potassium perchlorate.

Chlorate-based propellants are more efficient than traditional gunpowder and are less susceptible to damage by water. However, they can be extremely unstable in the presence of sulfur or phosphorus and are much more expensive. Chlorate propellants must be used only in equipment designed for them; failure to follow this precaution is a common source of accidents. Potassium chlorate, often in combination with silver fulminate, is used in trick noise-makers known as "crackers", "snappers", "pop-its", or "bang-snaps", a popular type of novelty firework.

Another application of potassium chlorate is as the oxidizer in a smoke composition such as that used in smoke grenades. Since 2005, a cartridge with potassium chlorate mixed with lactose and rosin is used for generating the white smoke signalling the election of new pope by a papal conclave.[10]

Potassium chlorate is often used in high school and college laboratories to generate oxygen gas.[citation needed] It is a far cheaper source than a pressurized or cryogenic oxygen tank. Potassium chlorate readily decomposes if heated while in contact with a catalyst, typically manganese(IV) dioxide (MnO2). Thus, it may be simply placed in a test tube and heated over a burner. If the test tube is equipped with a one-holed stopper and hose, warm oxygen can be drawn off.



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Great Customer Service! ... my dad is excited to use this for his longan tree.
Jan 3, 2018 by Ivonne Matos
I can't offer much in the way of a review. I added it to the soil in my garden and won't know how well it worked till mid summer.
Oct 31, 2017 by ginopetruzzi
Yes it did ship on time however I bought this for my vegetable garden and won't know the results 'till next summer :)
Oct 10, 2017 by ginopetruzzi

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