Potassium Hydroxide

Potassium Hydroxide

Product name:   Potassium hydroxide

CAS number:   1310-58-3; 71769-53-4

Purity:    90%  48%

Appearance:   White flakes

Package: 90% 25kg/bag, 48% 1500 KG/Drum, or as customized package

Place of Origin:  Anhui, China

Signal word: Danger

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Potassium hydroxide

Name Potassium hydroxide
Synonyms Potassium hydroxide solution; caustic potash; potassium lye; Potassiumhydroxideflake; Potassium hydroxide anhydrous; Potash; potassium hydrate; KOH
EINECS 215-181-3
Purity 90%    48%
Molecular Formula KOH
Molecular Weight 57.113
Appearance white flakeColorless liquid
Density 2.044(20℃)
Melting Point 360℃
Boiling Point 1320~1324℃
Flash Point 52 °F
Solubility SOLUBLE

Product Usage

Used as a chemical for the production of potassium salts in diverse industries including chemicals, testiles, printing and dyeing, electroplating, etc .

Product Package

90% 25kg/bag.
48% 1500 KG/Drum.
or as customized package.


Potassium hydroxide easily gets damp and decomposed. Once coming into contact with the air, it will absorb carbon dioxide from the air and become degraded. It should therefore be stored in a dry place with intact packaging to keeep it from becoming damp. And it should be stored and carried separately from any acids. Aluminum, tin, lead, zine and its alloys, explosives, peroxides, ammonium salts, inflammables, etc. Puring transportation it should be protected with covering, handle it with care to avoed packaging damage.

Hazard Statement(s)

May be corrosive to metals.
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

Precautionary Statement(s)

Keep only in original packaging.
Do not breathe dusts or mists.
Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection/ hearing protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER/ doctor if you feel unwell.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

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