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Potassium Hydroxide (Pellets/NF/FCC), Fisher Chemical


Quantity 500g
Packaging Poly Bottle

Manufacturer: fisher scientific company  P251500

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Catalog No. P251-500

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Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

Assay ≥85.0% (NF)
Formula Weight 56.11
Purity Grade FCC/NF
Boiling Point 1320°C
Melting Point 360°C
Quantity 500g
DOT Information DOT Class 8, : Corrosive
Physical Form Solid
Color Light Yellow
pH 13.5
Density 2.04g/cm³
Heavy Metals (as Pb) 0.003% max. (NF)
Insoluble Matter Pass Test (FCC)
Packaging Poly Bottle
Assay Percent Range (Total Alkali, as KOH) ≥85.0%
Residual Solvents Meets Requirements (NF)
Carbonate 3.5% max. (FCC)
Health Hazard 3 Emergency Overview
Causes severe burns by all exposure routes. Water reactive. Use personal protective equipment. Do not allow contact with water. Use only under a chemical fume hood. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention is required. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention is required. Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Do not use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artifici. Do not use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artifici. Immediate medical attention is required.

NFPA

Health:3
Flammability:0
Instability:1
CAS 1310-58-3
Health Hazard 2 DANGER!
Molecular Formula KOH
Chemical Name or Material Potassium Hydroxide
ChemAlert Storage Symbol White
MDL Number MFCD00003553
Lead (Pb) 10mg/kg max. (FCC)
Potassium Carbonate 3.5% max. (NF)
Identification Pass Test (FCC)
Mercury (Hg) 0.1mg/kg max. (FCC)
Synonym Caustic Potash
Assay Percent Notes (Total Alkali, as KOH) ≥85.0%

Specifications

Chemical Name or Material Potassium Hydroxide
CAS 1310-58-3
Purity Grade FCC/NF
Physical Form Solid
Assay ≥85.0% (NF)
Assay Percent Range (Total Alkali, as KOH) ≥85.0%
Assay Percent Notes (Total Alkali, as KOH) ≥85.0%
Molecular Formula KOH
Formula Weight 56.11
MDL Number MFCD00003553
Synonym Caustic Potash
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Emergency Overview
Causes severe burns by all exposure routes. Water reactive. Use personal protective equipment. Do not allow contact with water. Use only under a chemical fume hood. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention is required. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention is required. Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Do not use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artifici. Do not use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artifici. Immediate medical attention is required.

NFPA

Health:3
Flammability:0
Instability:1

DANGER!

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