Potassium Persulfate

CAS#: 7727-21-1

Synonyms: Peroxydisulfuric acid dipotassium salt; potassium peroxydisulfate.

Uses: Bleaching, oxidizing agent, reducing agent in photography, antiseptic, soap manufacture, analytical reagent, polymerization promoter, pharmaceuticals, modification of starch, flour- maturing agent, desizing of textiles.

Hazard:  Airborne persulfate dust may be irritating to eyes, nose, lungs, throat and skin upon contact. Exposure to high levels of persulfate dust may cause difficulty in breathing in sensitive persons.  . Strong irritant and oxidizing agent.