Potassium Hydroxide Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Potassium Hydroxide Properties

Potassium Hydroxide

Description

 

Potassium hydroxide is an inorganic compound. It has many industrial and niche applications. Potassium hydroxide is used for making potassium soap, shampoo in daily necessity chemical industry; producing sylvite such as potassium permanganate. It also used in such field , dye, drugs manufacture, galvanization, carving, lithography.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White flake
Boiling Point 1327 °C
CAS Number 1310-58-3
Chemical Composition Sodium Hydroxide;Hydrochloric Acid;Potassium Carbonate;Hydrogen;Potassium Chloride;Graphite;Potassium Hydroxide Solution;Potassium Fluoride;Barium Chloride Dihydrate;Barium Chloride;Mercury;Potassium Amalgam
Crystal Structure Monoclinic
Density 2.044 g/cm3
EINECS Number 215-181-3
IUPAC Name Potassium Hydroxide
InChI 1S/K.H2O/h;1H2/q+1;/p-1
InChIKey KWYUFKZDYYNOTN-UHFFFAOYSA-M
Melting Point 360 °C
Molar Mass 56.1056 g/mol
Molecular Formula KOH
NFPA 704 H-3,F-0,R-1,C-NA
Other_Cations Lithium Hydroxide;Sodium Hydroxide;Rubidium Hydroxide;Caesium Hydroxide
RTECS Number TT2100000
Related Compounds Potassium Oxide
Solubility 121 g/100 ml
Synonyms Caustic Potash;Potash Lye;Potassia;Potassium Hydrate;Potassiumhydroxide (8CI);Arrocon 2298;Caustic Potash;Clearcut S;Cyantek CC 723;PSE200;Potash