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Potassium Hydroxide

Potassium Hydroxide Solution (17380)

40%, Puranal

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Physical Properties

  • Physical Form
    • Liquid
  • Melting Point/Range
    • -6 °C
  • Odor
    • Odorless
  • Color
    • Colorless
  • Boiling Point/Range
    • 112 °C (1,013 hPa)
  • Flashpoint
    • Not applicable
  • pH
    • 14 (20 °C)

Safety Information

  • Ignition Temperature
    • Not applicable
  • Chemical Stability
    • Stable under normal conditions.
  • Corrosivity
    • Corrosive to metals
  • Incompatible Materials
    • Acids, Zinc, Tin, Aluminium, Organic halogens, Combustible materials, Exothermic reaction with water, Gives off hydrogen by reaction with metals

International Transportation

  • Chemical Class
    • 8
  • Harmonized System Code
    • 28152000
  • Packing Group
    • II
  • UN Number
    • 1814

Physical Properties

  • Physical Form
    • Liquid
  • Melting Point/Range
    • -6 °C
  • Odor
    • Odorless
  • Color
    • Colorless
  • Boiling Point/Range
    • 112 °C (1,013 hPa)
  • Flashpoint
    • Not applicable
  • pH
    • 14 (20 °C)

Safety Information

  • Ignition Temperature
    • Not applicable
  • Chemical Stability
    • Stable under normal conditions.
  • Corrosivity
    • Corrosive to metals
  • Incompatible Materials
    • Acids, Zinc, Tin, Aluminium, Organic halogens, Combustible materials, Exothermic reaction with water, Gives off hydrogen by reaction with metals

International Transportation

  • Chemical Class
    • 8
  • Harmonized System Code
    • 28152000
  • Packing Group
    • II
  • UN Number
    • 1814
  • Physical Form : Liquid
  • Melting Point/Range : -6 °C
  • Odor : Odorless
  • Color : Colorless
  • Boiling Point/Range : 112 °C (1,013 hPa)
  • Flashpoint : Not applicable
  • pH : 14 (20 °C)
  • Ignition Temperature : Not applicable
  • Chemical Stability : Stable under normal conditions.
  • Corrosivity : Corrosive to metals
  • Incompatible Materials : Acids, Zinc, Tin, Aluminium, Organic halogens, Combustible materials, Exothermic reaction with water, Gives off hydrogen by reaction with metals
  • Chemical Class : 8
  • Harmonized System Code : 28152000
  • Packing Group : II
  • UN Number : 1814
Property
Value
assay
39.0 - 41.0 %
assay of K2CO3
Max. 0.5 %
aluminium (Al)
Max. 3 ppm
calcium (Ca)
Max. 3 ppm
cobalt (Co)
Max. 0.6 ppm
chromium (Cr)
Max. 0.6 ppm
copper (Cu)
Max. 0.6 ppm
iron (Fe)
Max. 3 ppm
magnesium (Mg)
Max. 0.6 ppm
manganese (Mn)
Max. 0.3 ppm
sodium (Na)
Max. 0.3 %
nickel (Ni)
Max. 0.6 ppm
zinc (Zn)
Max. 0.6 ppm
heavy metals (as Pb)
Max. 3 ppm
chloride (Cl)
Max. 25 ppm
phosphate (PO4)
Max. 10 ppm
silicate (as SiO2)
Max. 30 ppm
sulfate (SO4)
Max. 10 ppm
total N
Max. 2 ppm