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    Potassium hydroxide

    (Caustic potash, Lye, Potash lye, Potassia)
    Chemical formula: KOH
    Colorless, very hygroscopic crystals
    CAS: 1310-58-3
    EINECS: 215-181-3

    Potassium hydroxide

    Potassium hydroxide – a strong base reacts in a violent reaction with acids, metals type zinc, tin, lead and aluminum, with evolution of hydrogen. A very caustic substance, belongs to the 2nd class of hazard. Causes burns in contact with the surface of human skin and other organic compound. Requires strict compliance with safety at work. In spite of this, potassium hydroxide is used in food industry as additive E525. The potassium hydroxide widely used in the production of liquid soap, receipt of various salts of potassium. It is also used in the production of methane, fluorine-free zirconium hydroxide, and the electrolyte in the production of alkaline batteries. All of this creates a high demand for this product on the Russian market a wide range of consumers.
    Country of origin
    Manufacturer
    Packaging
    Guaranteed storage life
    Korea
    UNID
    bags 25 kg
    1 year from date of manufacture

    Characteristics Specification
    КОН, %, min 90,0
    KCl, %, max 0,006
    K2CO3, %, max 0,6
    NaOH, %, max 0,3
    Fe, %, max 0,0005
    Ni, %, max 0,0002
    UN classification
    Hazard class UN: 8
    Packing group UN: II
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