Potassium Carbonate (all grades)

CAS:  584-08-7

Synonyms:    pearl ash, potash; potcarb

Uses:    special glasses (optical and color tv tubes); potassium silicate; dehydrating agent; pigments; printing inks; laboratory reagent; soft soaps; raw wool washing; general-purpose food additive

Hazard:    May be irritating to skin, eyes, gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts.  May cause permanent eye damage.  Harmful if swallowed ingesting massive amounts may cause ulcerations, vomiting, and death from shock.