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Potassium Hydroxide, Food Grade

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  • NuGenTec =: Potassium Hydroxide
  • Form: White Hygroscopic Powder
  • Sizing: 1-Gal
  • CAS #: 1310-58-3
  • Molecular Formula:: KOH
  • Electronics Grade:: Yes
  • CAS #: 1310-58-3
  • Aqueous potassium hydroxide is employed as the electrolyte in alkaline batteries based on nickel-cadmium and manganese dioxide-zinc. Potassium hydroxide is preferred over sodium hydroxide because its solutions are more conductive.
  • KOH works well in the manufacture of biodiesel by esterification of the free fatty acids in vegetable oil.
  • NFPA: 3, 0, 1
  • Form: White hygroscopic powder

Potassium Hydroxide, Pellets AR Grade. Synonyms: Caustic Potash, Potassium Hydrate. It has many industrial and niche applications. Most applications exploit its reactivity toward acids and its corrosive nature.


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