Potassium Carbonate

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Low hazard to health. Mineral derived.

Potassium carbonate is a water-soluble salt that can be used to make high-alkaline solutions. Historically, before the invention of baking powder, it was used as a leavening agent in baking. Its uses today include in the production of soap, glass and in some Southeast Asian cuisines.

Other names: Carbonate of potash, Dipotassium carbonate, Sub-carbonate of potash, Pearl ash, Potash, Salt of tartar, Salt of wormwood.

INCI Name Potassium Carbonate
Ingredient Origins Potash
Role pH Adjuster
EWG Rating 1 - 1
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