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


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

Uses and Applications for Potassium Hydroxide


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

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