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Potassium hydroxide, ACS, 85% min, K2CO3 2.0% max, Alfa Aesar™

In soap manufacture, in bleaching, as an electrolyte, as an absorbent, in dyestuffs, in liquid fertilizer, in electroplating, as a reagent

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Potassium hydroxide
CAS 1310-58-3
Purity Grade ACS Grade
Molecular Formula KOH
Formula Weight 56.11
MDL Number MFCD00003553
UN Number UN1813
Merck Index 14,7640
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Purity Grade ACS Grade
Physical Form Pellet
Formula Weight 56.11
Quantity 50g
Odor Odorless
Assay ≥85%
Sensitivity Air Sensitive and Hygroscopic
Assay Percent Notes K2CO3 2.0% max
MDL Number MFCD00003553
UN Number UN1813
Merck Index 14,7640
Boiling Point 1320° to 1324°C
Melting Point 360°C
pH 13.5
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H302;
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a;
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, SOLID
RTECS Number TT2100000
Chemical Name or Material Potassium hydroxide
TSCA TSCA
Molecular Formula KOH
CAS 1310-58-3
Solubility Information Soluble in water, alcohol, and glycerol. Slightly soluble in ether
Density 2.044
Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a;
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H314-H302;
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.