The following table shows potassium bicarbonate applications cross-referenced with the product function.

FUNCTION Fire Extinguishers Food Health/Beauty Pharmaceuticals Soaps/Detergents Water Treatment Agriculture Chemicals Catalyst
Source of potassium ions for chemical reactions       X     X X
Source of buffered alkalinity   X X X X X X X
Replacement of sodium analogs in dietary restrictions   X   X   X    
Faster reaction rate when substituted for sodium bicarbonate X              
Greater solubility than the sodium analogs, allowing for heavier loading where several compounds are mixed together     X X X      
Improves final product or process properties through adsorption of moisture             X  
Carbon dioxide generation X X           X

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Potassium Bicarbonate Technical Information


Potassium Bicarbonate Sales Specifications
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