Agent Name

Potassium pyrosulfate

CAS Number

7790-62-7

Formula

H2-O7-S2.2K

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Dipotassium disulfate; Dipotassium pyrosulfate; Potassium disulfate (K2S2O7); Potassium sulfate (K2S2O7); Dipotassium disulphate; Disulfuric acid, dipotassium salt; Disulfuric acid, potassium salt (1:2); Pyrosulfuric acid, dipotassium salt; [ChemIDplus] Anhydrous potassium acid sulfate; [Merck Index] Potassium disulfate, ReagentPlus; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN3260

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Colorless solid; [Merck Index] White solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Potassium sulfate."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, acidic, inorganic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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