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Potassium Hydroxide, Gramolpak

(as KOH)

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Hazard Alert

Skin contact causes severe blisters; strongly corrosive as a solid and as a solution; very harmful if swallowed; extremely dangerous to eyes. LD50 273 mg/kg. TLV-C 2 mg/m3.
SPECIAL HAZARD ALERT: Wear appropriate face and body protection when making solutions; potassium hydroxide generates large amounts of heat while dissolving. You might consider immersing your solution-making vessel in an ice bath. The ice bath will better enable you to control the solution temperature. Stir continuously.

Product Details

Storage:
Inorganic #4
Disposal:
Shelf Life:
Fair; absorbs water and carbon dioxide.
Soluble:
Water, alcohol and glycerin.
Color:
White
Odor:
None
CAS No.:
1310-58-3
Technical Note:
Reagent potassium hydroxide contains 10-15% water. Gramolpak™ is a unique package that makes a known solution with distilled water.