Potassium hydroxide, ACS, 85% min, K2CO3 2.0% max, Alfa Aesar
In soap manufacture, in bleaching, as an electrolyte, as an absorbent, in dyestuffs, in liquid fertilizer, in electroplating, as a reagent
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar 1345118
|Air Sensitive and Hygroscopic|
|≥85%, K2CO3 2.0% max|
|Soluble in water, alcohol, and glycerol. Slightly soluble in ether|
|1320° to 1324°C|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
GHS P Statement
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, SOLID
RTECSNumber : TT2100000
TSCA : TSCA