06005
Fluka

Potassium hydroxide

SKU
06005
Puriss., meets analytical specification of BP, NF, Ph. Eur., 85-100.5%, pellets
Synonym(s)
Caustic potash
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Brand
Fluka
CAS Numbers (All) EC Number Linear Formula
KOH
MDL Number
Molar Mass
56.11 g/mol
Synonyms
Caustic potash

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Specifications

PropertyValue
Assay85.0 - 100.5 %
Total alkali (as KOH)min. 85.0 %
Assay of K2CO3max. 1.0 %
Assay of Potassium (K)min. 59.9 %
Aluminium (Al)max. 10 ppm
Arsenic (As)max. 0.0003 %
Calcium (Ca)max. 0.002 %
Iron (Fe)max. 10 ppm
Sodium (Na)max. 1.0 %
Heavy metals (as Pb)max. 5 ppm
Chloride (Cl)max. 100 ppm
Phosphate (PO4)max. 10 ppm
Silicate (as SiO2)max. 0.01 %
Sulfate (SO4)max. 100 ppm
Total Nmax. 0.0005 %
Appearance of the solutioncomplying
Water insoluble substancescomplying
Residual solventscomplying

Properties

PropertyValue
Boiling Point/Range1.327 °C (1.013 hPa)
ColorColorless
CorrosivityCorrosive to metals
Density2.04 g/cm3 (20 °C)
FlashpointNot applicable
FormSolid
GradeReagent Pharmacopeia Salts
Incompatible MaterialsExothermic reaction with strong acids, Exothermic reaction with water, Gives off hydrogen by reaction with metals, Aluminium, Tin, Zin
Lower Explosion LimitNot applicable
Melting Point/Range360 °C
Partition CoefficientNo data available
Product LinePuriss.
Purity Percentage85
Purity Details85-100.5%
Solubility in Water1.120 g/l.Reacts violently with water. (20 °C)
Storage TemperatureAmbient
Upper Explosion LimitNot applicable
Vapor PressureNo data available
ViscosityNot applicable
pH-Value14 (20 °C) (as aqueous solution)

Safety Information

PropertyValue
Hazard Class8
Package GroupII
UN IDUN1813
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