Potassium Hydroxide

CAS #: 1310-58-3

Molecular Weight: 56.105

Chemical Formula: KOH

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Alternate Names: Caustic potash, Lye, Potash lye, Potassia, Potassium hydrate, KOH

Description: Solid white flakes or pellets, odorless. Soluble in alcohol and glycerol. Insoluble in ether. Stable under normal use conditons. Absorbs water and carbon dioxide from the air.

General Information: Recommended for soap manufacture, bleaching, paint removers, food additive, dyestuffs, liquid fertilizers, manufacture of potassium carbonate and tetrapotassium pyrophosphate, electrolyte in alkaline storage batteries and some fuel cells, absorbent for carbon dioxide and hydrogen sulfide, herbicides, electroplating, printing inks, photoengraving and lithography, mordant for wood, mercerizing cotton, organic synthesis, analytical chemistry and as a laboratory reagent.

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