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Potassium Chloride

Potassium chloride, also known as potassium salt holds the formula KCl. A colourless crystalline solid with no odour, it is produced mainly for making fertiliser. Our potassium chloride is available in 25kg bags with fast distribution across the UK.



- Fertiliser manufacture: One of the most common uses of the compound.

Farm & Livestock

- Dairy applications

Oil & Gas

- Petroleum & natural gas: Mixed with water as an aid in preparation.

Water Treatment

- Water softener


- Medical: Treatment of hypokalaemia.

- Calibration of radiation monitoring equipment

- Table salt substitute: So as to make it sodium free.


We are leading UK suppliers and distributors of bulk potassium chloride

A metal halide salt, meaning a compound between a metal and a halogen, potassium chloride is an odourless compound composed of potassium and chlorine. It dissolves readily in water.

At Airedale Chemical, we have over 50 years’ experience helping customers across the UK to meet their potassium chloride needs. We pack this colourless salt in 25kg bags with fast, UK-wide distribution. Enquire with our team to discuss your requirements.

Potassium chloride’s uses: agrochemical, dairy, oil & gas, water treatment and more

Plant growth is often limited by the availability of potassium and the majority of this compound produced is used for making fertiliser (called potash).

Potassium chloride is also used as a supplement in animal feed to increase potassium levels, as well as to boost milk production. It’s also used to manufacture potassium hydroxide and potassium metal.

In natural gas and petroleum operations, potassium chloride can be used as a completion fluid. It can also be used in glassmaking to reduce the melting temperature of a mixture. In water softening processes, potassium chloride can be a substitute for sodium chloride, boosting potassium intake, reducing sodium levels and discharge of sodium into the environment.

Potassium chloride is also on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines, commonly used to treat low blood potassium levels. In food, it is combined with sodium chloride to create a low sodium table salt, and is even used in pet-friendly de-icing products.

Looking to buy potassium chloride? Get in touch today

We distribute bulk 25kg bags across the UK. To request a potassium chloride MSDS, click the ‘Enquire now’ button below. Alternatively, you can email, phone 01535 637876 or get in touch through our website contact page.

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25kg Bag

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