Potassium chloride

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Uses For The Chemical

  • Used in Fertilizer
  • Used in soap
  • Used in Water softeners

Properties of Potash

  1. Melting point- 63.2 C
  2. Density- 0.86 g.cm -3 at 0 °C
  3. Reacts to water violently

Other facts

  • 8th most abundant material on earth
  • It is less dense than water (can float on water)
  • Potash (potassium) is essential for both human and plant life