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Potassium Nitrate

Univar Solutions is the premier distributor of potassium nitrate in the United States

Potassium Nitrate, CAS #7757-79-1, is an inorganic salt with a chemical formula of KNO3 used for several purposes: food preservatives, fertilizers, tree stump removal, and fireworks.   Potassium nitrate provides nitrogen and potassium to plants in all stages of growth, commonly used as a fertilizer for high-value crops.  Furthermore, potassium nitrate is a common ingredient in toothpaste, providing protection against the sensitivity of the teeth to cold, heat, acids, and sweets.  

Univar Solutions can serve your potassium nitrate needs offering fast and reliable service.  Given our close relationships with all major producers combined with our vast distribution network, we can provide you with alternatives and local accessibility to efficiently meet your supply chain needs.



  • White crystals
  • Odorless
  • Soluble in water




  • Potassium nitrate food grade
  • Potassium nitrate industrial grade




  • Bag
  • Tote
  • Drum


  • Antimicrobial
  • Curing agent
  • Fertilizer
  • Glass
  • Heat transfer salts
  • Meat curing
  • Oral care
  • Rocket propellant
  • Salt Baths
  • Steel
  • Teeth whitening
  • Tobacco
  • Toothpaste