Synonym. - Kali Muriaticum.

Present name. - Potassic Chloride. Kc1.

May be made by neutralizing Hydrochloric Acid with Carbonate of Potash.

Characters and Tests. - In small white crystalline grains, or transparent cubic crystals, free from moisture, has a purely saline taste, imparts a violet colour to flame, is readily soluble in water. The solution is precipitated by Perchloride of Pla-tinum, and gives with Nitrate of Silver a white precipitate soluble in Ammonia, but insoluble in Nitric Acid, but gives no precipitate with Chloride of Barium.

It has not been proved.

Preparations. - Trituration. Solution in distilled water.