Potassium Hydroxide Flakes 90% Tech

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Blackwell Products Potassium Hydroxide Flakes 90% Tech Grade is an inorganic compound and is commonly called caustic potash. this colorless solid is a prototypical strong base. It has many industrial and niche applications, most of which exploit its caustic nature and its reactivity toward acids.  It is a white solid that is dangerously corrosive.

Formula: KOH
Molar mass: 56,1056 g/mol
Density: 2,12 g/cm³
Boiling point: 1 327 °C

Other names: Caustic potash, Lye, Potash lye, Potassium, Potassium hydrate


  • In food products, potassium hydroxide acts as a food thickener, pH control agent and food stabilizer.
  • Manufacture of soft soaps
  • Aqueous potassium hydroxide is used as an electrolyte in alkaline batteries
  •  potassium hydroxide is used to chemically assist the removal of hair from animal hides

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