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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)
Melting Point 360°C
Boiling Point 1320°C
Purity Grade FCC/NF
Formula Weight 56.11
Quantity 500g
DOT Information DOT Class 8, : Corrosive
Physical Form Solid
Density 2.04g/cm³
pH 13.5
Color Light Yellow
Heavy Metals (as Pb) 0.003% max. (NF)
Assay Percent Range (Total Alkali, as KOH) ≥85.0%
Insoluble Matter Pass Test (FCC)
Packaging Poly Bottle
Residual Solvents Meets Requirements (NF)
Carbonate 3.5% max. (FCC)
CAS 1310-58-3
Health Hazard 2 DANGER!
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
Chemical Name or Material Potassium Hydroxide
Molecular Formula KOH
MDL Number MFCD00003553
ChemAlert Storage Symbol White
Identification Pass Test (FCC)
Lead (Pb) 10mg/kg max. (FCC)
Potassium Carbonate 3.5% max. (NF)
Synonym Caustic Potash
Mercury (Hg) 0.1mg/kg max. (FCC)
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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