Potassium chloride is widely used as a metal halide salt. It is a combination of chlorine and potassium. This is an odorless chemical of vitreous crystal appearance. It can be dissolved readily in water and has a salt-like taste. This chemical is acquired from ancient dried lake deposits. It is functional as a fertilizer as well as medicine. This is apt for many scientific applications and has use in many processing. Potassium chloride is used commonly as an industrial salt.