It is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula KOH. Backed by a team of highly experienced professionals, we are engaged in offering Potassium Hydroxide. Also commonly called caustic potash, it is a strong base that is marketed in several forms including pellets, flakes and powders. It is used in various chemical, industrial and manufacturing applications. This compound acts as a pH control agent, stabilizer, and food thickener in food products. Potassium Hydroxide is utilized in the diagnosis of fungal hyphae or trichomonads. It a very useful agent in the decomposition/removal soft tissue and hair removal.
Product Name : Potassium Hydroxide
Chemical Names : Caustic potash; Potash lye; Potassium hydrate; Hydroxyde de potassium; Potassa; Potasse caustique; Potasse caustique [French]; potassium hydorxide; potassium oxidanide;
Molecular Formula : KOH or HKO
Molecular Weight : 56.105 g/mol
IUPAC Name : potassium;hydroxide
CAS Number : 1310-58-3
Physical Description : Odorless, white or slightly yellow lumps, rods, flakes, sticks, or pellets.
Odor : Odorless
Boiling Point : 1324 °C
Melting Point : 380 °C
Solubility : Very soluble in water. Freely soluble in ethanol and methanol.
Density : 2.04 g/cm³
Decomposition : When heated to decomposition it emits toxic fumes of K2O.
Corrosivity : Corrosive