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Potassium monopersulfate

The potassium monopersulfate compound (Synonyms: potassium peroxymonosulfate, peroxymonosulfate potassium, monopersulfate potassium) is a free-flowing, white granular solid, soluble in water. It is present as a component of a triple salt including potassium monopersulfate, potassium sulfate and potassium bisulfate with the formula 2KHSO5∑KHSO4∑K2SO4. The oxidation potential of potassium monopersulfate compound is derived from its peracid chemistry.

Potassium monopersulfate compound provides powerful non-chlorine oxidation for a wide variety of industrial and consumer uses. Itís applications may be found in oral hygiene formulations, pool and spa shock and disinfections, paper recycling, printed circuit board etching, wool shrink proofing, laundry bleaches, precious metal extraction process. Potassium monopersulfate compound is an important auxiliary agent in organic synthesis for oxidizing plenty of organics and functioning as the epoxy oxidizer of the twin bonds of organic chemicals. Itís also a free radicle introductory agent in many polymeric reactions. Potassium monopersulfate can be used to oxidize hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and other reduced sulfur compounds, such as mercaptans, sulfides, disulfides, and sulfites in waste water treatment. Itís also an oxygen releasing agent in aquiculture and low temperature bleaching agent in detergent formulations.

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