Potassium Chloride is a compoundwhich belongs to the group of metal halides as it lies in between metals and halogens. It is composed of elements like chlorine and potassium which appears as a white crystal powder. It is highly soluble in water and its aqueous solution tastes like salt. This chemical compound can be used as a fertilizer, to make medicines, in scientific applications and in food processing industries. Potassium Chloride can be used to prevent or the treatmentof low blood levels of potassium. It has a molecular formula of KCl and a chemical weight of 74.55 grams per mol with a melting point of 770 degree Celsius.