Potassium Carbonate

Product summary

Potassium carbonate is a product made by a reaction between liquid caustic potash (our product) and carbon dioxide, followed by filtration and then drying.
AGC Chemicals has production plants in Japan and Thailand.


Displays alkalinity when dissolved in water

Generic name: Potassium carbonate
Chemical formula: K2CO3

(Reaction) 2KOH + CO2 > K2CO3 Potassium carbonate + H2O

CSCL Number 1-153
Industrial Safety and Health Act Number 1-153
CAS NO 584-08-7

Main uses

Production of glass (Braun tubes, optical glass), soap, lye water, photography, potassium salt, etc.


We have 25kg paper bags and 1,000kg flexible container bags, etc.

Moreover, we have chemical tank trucks that carry liquid product in aqueous solution as well as 280kg drum cans.

Physical Properties

Potassium Carbonate
Appearance Powder
Color White
Odor Odorless
Boiling point Decomposition
Melting point891°C

Warnings for use

Please wear protective googles, gas mask and gloves.
Please store in a cool, dry location with good ventilation.
Please keep container sealed when not using to prevent deliquescence.

Production plant

■ AGC Inc. (Japan) Chiba Plant


*Please refer to the SDS for more detailed product information.