Potassium hydroxide (dry, solid)KOH

CAS-No.:
1310-58-3
UN-No.:
1813
EINECS No.:
215-181-3
Kemler Code:
80
Hazard signs
GHS05
GHS07

*Source: GESTIS Substance Database, https://gestis-database.dguv.de

Occupational exposure limit
WORKPLACE EXPOSURE STANDARDS FOR AIRBORNE CONTAMINANTS (AU)
  • TWA (mg/m3) 2 Peak limitation
  • H: 290
    May be corrosive to metals.
  • H: 302
    Harmful if swallowed
  • H: 314
    Causes severe skin burns
    and eye damage.

*Source: GESTIS Substance Database, https://gestis-database.dguv.de

  • Melting point:
    360 °C
  • Boiling Point:
    1327 °C
  • Density (at 20 °C):
    2,04 g/cm3
  • Ionization:
    7.5 ± 1.0 eV

*Source: GESTIS Substance Database, https://gestis-database.dguv.de

Also known as:
  • Caustic lye Caustic potash Caustic potash lye Caustic potash solution Kalilauge 48 % (PRD 30207935) Kaliumhydroxid KOH-solution Potash Potassium hydrate potassium hydroxide Potassium hydroxide (8CI) Potassium Hydroxide (Flakes or Pellets) Potassium H
  • Caustic potasch Potassium Hydroxide
  • Caustic potash
  • E 525
  • Kalihydrat
  • Kaliumhydrat
  • Kaliumhydroxyd
  • Lye
  • Potassium hydrate
  • Potassium hydroxide

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