Potassium Nitrate Fertilizer is a chemical compound with the chemical formula KNO3.

It occurs as a mineral niter and is a natural solid source of nitrogen. Potassium Nitrate is one of several nitrogen containing compounds collectively referred to as saltpeter or saltpeter.

Potassium Nitrate Fertilizer

Formula: KNO3 Molar mass: 101.1032 g/mol
IUPAC ID: Potassium Nitrate Melting point: 334 °C
Boiling point: 400 °C Soluble in: Water, Glycerol, Ammonia
  • Use in fertilizer
  • Glass Manufacturing
  • As an Oxidizer
  • Food preservation
  • Pharmacology
Technical Name  Potassium Nitrate
 Chemical Formula  KNO3
 Molecular Weight  101.1032
 Appearance  White Crystal/ Powder
 Assay  Min 99%
 Nitrogen (N)  Min 13%
 K2O  Min 46%
 Moisture  Max 0.1%
 Chloride  Max 0.1%
 pH of 5% solu.  6-7
 Water Insoluble Matters  0.01%