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Potassium Derivatives

The pharmaceutical industry contributes significantly to the treatment of diseases and therefore to the health and welfare. Also here, Potassium Derivatives play their part:


  • KOH and K2CO3 are used in the synthesis of active pharmaceutical ingredients

  • KHCO3 is used as a pharmaceutical excipient for its buffering capacity to maintain a certain pH-level, or as a sodium-free effervescence agent

  • KHCO3 is also used as an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient in the treatment of potassium deficiency