Some uses for potassium chloride are to reverse low blood potassium levels and as a fertilizer. It is also a substitute for sodium chloride in water-softening systems and for people who are concerned about their intake o... More » Science Chemistry Chem Lab

The main side effects of potassium chloride supplements include an upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, gas and diarrhea, according to WebMD. Its main uses are for treating low amounts of potassium in the blood. More » Health Medications & Vitamins Side Effects

The biggest use for potassium chloride is in making commercial fertilizer, but it is also used by the pharmaceutical industry, in food and in other industrial uses. Transparency Market Research states that the worldwide ... More » Science Chemistry
similar articles

Ammonium chloride and water react to yield ammonium hydroxide and hydrochloric acid. Ammonium chloride is called an acid salt, as it is the combination of strong acid and a weak base. The hydrolysis of an acidic salt, su... More » Science Chemistry Chem Lab

When zinc in its metallic form and hydrochloric acid are combined, they form hydrogen gas and an aqueous solution of zinc chloride. This type of a reaction is called an oxidation reduction reaction. More » Science Chemistry Chem Lab

The chemical reaction between hydrochloric acid and magnesium produces magnesium chloride and hydrogen gas. The balanced chemical equation for this reaction is Mg (s) + 2 HCl (aq) produces MgCl2 (aq) + H2 (g), where the ... More » Science Chemistry Chem Lab

The compound barium chloride burns green at wavelength of 589 nanometers which is in the middle of the visible light spectrum. Color is produced by heating metal salts such as barium chloride, calcium salts or sodium sal... More » Science Chemistry Chem Lab