Synonyms: potassium hydroxide, KOH
CAS Number: 1310-58-3
EINECS Number: 215-181-3
Potassium hydroxide or caustic potash is an inorganic compound of the formula KOH. It forms colorless crystals and is highly hygroscopic. Potassium hydroxide is a solid, highly absorbent (hygroscopic) crystalline material at room temperature. It is a highly soluble substance in water and alcohol. It is completely soluble in aqueous solution and has a strongly caustic, alkaline solution.
The main applications of potassium hydroxide are:
It is used in laboratories as chemicals, in alkaline batteries as electrolytes and in the production of potassium soap and other potassium compounds. It is widely used in the food industry, such as chemical removal of fruit peel, chocolate and cocoa making, preservation of olives and some bakery products. It is used as a food additive under the name E525.
Safety Information: Product regulated by ADR / RID. UN number: 1814
Available concentrations: 50% solution, 99% solid form
For liquid product: 1000 liter IBC container, tank wagon
For solid product: 25 kg bag, 1000 kg big bag
Qualities: technical, pharmaceutical
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