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8.14353 EMD Millipore

Potassium hydroxide (powder)

Potassium hydroxide (powder) for synthesis. CAS No. 1310-58-3, EC Number 215-181-3., for synthesis

Synonym: Potash caustic

  • CAS Number 1310-58-3

  • Linear Formula HKO

  • Molecular Weight 56.11 g/mol

  •  EC Number 215-181-3

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Properties

packaging   100 g in Plastic bottle (8143530100)
solubility   1130 g/l
density   2.04 g/cm3 (20 °C)
mp   360 °C
pH   14 (56 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 333 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (acidimetric): ≥ 85.0 %
  Potassiumcarbonate (K₂CO₃) (acidimetric): ≤ 1.0 %

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Safety Information

HS Code 
2815 20 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H290: May be corrosive to metals.
H302: Harmful if swallowed.
H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.
P301 + P330 + P331: IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P308 + P310: IF exposed or concerned: immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician.
RTECS 
TT2100000
Storage class 
8B Non-combustible, corrosive hazardous materials
WGK 
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 
13
Bases and alcoholates should be diluted if necessary by carefully stirring them into water and then neutralized (protective gloves, fume cupboard!) with hydrochloric acid (Cat. No. 100312). Before placing in container D, check the pH with pH universal indicator strips (Cat. No. 109535).
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS05  GHS05
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Symbols 
Corrosive  Corrosive
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 1813 , 8, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 1813 , 8, II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 1813 , 8, II, Segregation Group: 18 (Alkalis)
Categories of danger 
harmful, corrosive
R Phrase 
R 22-35
Harmful if swallowed.Causes severe burns.
S Phrase 
S 26-36/37/39-45
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
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