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Sigma-Aldrich

Potassium hydroxide

puriss., meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., BP, 85-100.5%, pellets

Synonym(s):
Caustic potash
Linear Formula:
KOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
56.11
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
38100303
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 719 °C)

Quality Level

grade

puriss.

assay

85-100.5%

form

pellets

quality

meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., BP

impurities

residual solvents, complies
≤0.0005% heavy metals (as Pb)
≤0.0005% total nitrogen (N)
≤1% K2CO3

pH

~13.5 (25 °C, 5.6 g/L)

mp

361 °C (lit.)

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
phosphate (PO43-): ≤10 mg/kg
silicate (as SiO2): ≤100 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤20 mg/kg

cation traces

Al: ≤10 mg/kg
As: ≤3 mg/kg
Ca: ≤20 mg/kg
Fe: ≤10 mg/kg
Na: ≤1%

SMILES string

[OH-].[K+]

InChI

1S/K.H2O/h;1H2/q+1;/p-1

InChI key

KWYUFKZDYYNOTN-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Met. Corr. 1 - Skin Corr. 1A

Storage Class Code

8A - Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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