What is Potassium Hydroxide

It is used in various chemical, industrial, and manufacturing applications. Potassium Hydroxide is also a precursor to other potassium compounds. In food products, potassium hydroxide acts as a pH control agent, stabiliser, and food thickener.

  • INCI: Potassium Hydroxide
  • Chemical Formula: KOH
  • CAS Number: 1310-58-3

Product Specifications

Characteristics
Chemical Formula KOH
CAS Number 1310-58-3
Molar Weight 56,1056 g/mol
Specific Gravity 1.45
Melting Point 360 °C
Boiling Point 1,327 °C
Forms Solution Translucent Pellet
Grades Food Pharma Technical
Variations 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% Flakes

Uses and Applications for Potassium Hydroxide

Key Applications

  • Bleaching agents
  • Agricultural chemicals (non-pesticide)
  • Cosmetics Preparation of Soaps
  • Electrical and electronic products
  • Fabric, textile, and leather products
  • Household industrial
  • Laundry and dishwashing products
  • Lawn and garden care
  • Lubricants
  • Metal processing
  • pH Control

Industries

  • Coatings & Construction
  • Water Treatment
  • Cleaning
  • Pharma
  • Lubricants
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Cosmetics
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Polymers
  • Oil & Gas
  • Rubber

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