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Potassium Hydroxide Hydrate

CAS #:

Linear Formula:

KOH• xH2O

MDL Number:

MFCD00003553

EC No.:

215-181-3

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(2N) 99% Potassium Hydroxide Hydrate
K-OH-02-C.XHYD
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(2N5) 99.5% Potassium Hydroxide Hydrate
K-OH-025-C.XHYD
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(3N) 99.9% Potassium Hydroxide Hydrate
K-OH-03-C.XHYD
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(3N5) 99.95% Potassium Hydroxide Hydrate
K-OH-035-C.XHYD
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(4N) 99.99% Potassium Hydroxide Hydrate
K-OH-04-C.XHYD
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(5N) 99.999% Potassium Hydroxide Hydrate
K-OH-05-C.XHYD
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Potassium Hydroxide Hydrate Properties

Compound Formula

H3KO2

Molecular Weight

74.13

Appearance

White crystalline solid or powder

Melting Point

143 °C

Boiling Point

1320 °C

Exact Mass

73.977 g/mol

Monoisotopic Mass

73.977 g/mol

Potassium Hydroxide Hydrate Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H290-H302-H314
Hazard Codes C
Precautionary Statements P280-P301+P330+P331-P305+P351+P338-P308+P310
Risk Codes 22-35
Safety Statements 26-36/37/39-45
Transport Information UN 1813 8/PG 2
WGK Germany 1
MSDS / SDS

About Potassium Hydroxide Hydrate

Potassium Hydroxide Hydrate is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Potassium Hydroxide Hydrate Synonyms

Potassium hydroxide monohydrate, KOH · aq, caustic potash monohydrate, KOH water

Potassium Hydroxide Hydrate Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula

KOH• xH2O

Pubchem CID

23719240

MDL Number

MFCD00003553

EC No.

215-181-3

Beilstein Registry No.

N/A

IUPAC Name

potassium; hydroxide; hydrate

SMILES

O.[OH-].[K+]

InchI Identifier

InChI=1S/K.2H2O/h;2*1H2/q+1;;/p-1

InchI Key

LUMVCLJFHCTMCV-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Elements

Elemental PotassiumSee more Potassium products. Potassium (atomic symbol: K, atomic number: 19) is a Block S, Group 1, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 39.0983. The number of electrons in each of Potassium's shells is [2, 8, 8, 1] and its electron configuration is [Ar] 4s1. The potassium atom has a radius of 227.2 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 275 pm. Potassium was discovered and first isolated by Sir Humphrey Davy in 1807. Potassium is the seventh most abundant element on earth. It is one of the most reactive and electropositive of all metals and rapidly oxidizes. As with other alkali metals, potassium decomposes in water with the evolution of hydrogen because of its reacts violently with water, it only occurs in nature in ionic salts.Potassium Bohr Model In its elemental form, potassium has a silvery gray metallic appearance, but its compounds (such as potassium hydroxide) are more frequently used in industrial and chemical applications. The origin of the element's name comes from the English word 'potash,' meaning pot ashes, and the Arabic word qali, which means alkali. The symbol K originates from the Latin word kalium.

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