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Potassium Hydroxide

Potassium hydroxide is a common inorganic base with a chemical formula of KOH and a molecular weight of 56.1. White powder or flake solid, melting point 380 ℃, boiling point 1324 ℃, relative density 2.04 g/cm3, refractive index n20/D 1.421, vapor pressure 1mmHg (719 ℃). Its properties are similar to sodium hydroxide, which is strongly alkaline and corrosive.
  • White Flake
  • 1310-58-3

Product Description

Potassium Hydroxide SPECIFICATIONS




KOH %≥ Min 90
K2CO3 %≤ Max 0.5 0.31
Chloride (Cl) %≤ Max 0.005
Sulfate (SO4 ) %≤ Max 0.002
Nitrate Nitrite (N) %≤ Max 0.0005
Phosphate (PO4) %≤ Max 0.002 0.0016
Silica (SiO3)%≤ Max 0.01 0.0015
Fe%≤ Max 0.0002
Na %≤ Max 0.5
Ca %≤ Max 0.002
Al %≤ Max 0.001 0.00052
Ni %≤ Max 0.0005 0.00025
Pb%≤ Max 0.001 0.0001

Potassium Hydroxide Application

  • (1). Potassium hydroxide is widely used in the production of potassium carbonate including KHCO3, potassium soaps,detergents, fine cosmetic, potassium hydrogen phosphate, potassium permanganate, medical intermediate, liquid fertilizers, synthetic rubber, ABS resin, natural rubber emulsion, paper agent, fermentation,  cresol, de-sulfuration in petroleum refining, bio-fuel and alkaline battery. 

  • (2). Potassium hydroxide can be used as a desiccant, sorbent, used for preparing potassium soap, oxalic acid and various salt, also used in electroplating, carving and so on. 

  • (3). Potassium hydroxide can be used for the production of potassium soap, alkaline battery, cosmetics in light industry (such as cream, cream and shampoo). 

  • (4). In the dye industry, Potassium hydroxide can be used for the production of vat dyes, such as vat blue RSN, etc.. (5). In the electrochemical industry, Potassium hydroxide can be used for electroplating, engraving, etc.. 

  • (6). In the textile industry, Potassium hydroxide can be used for printing and dyeing, bleaching and mercerizing, and used as the main raw material for synthetic fiber, polyester fiber manufacturing. 

  • (7). In addition, it is also used in metallurgical heating agent and leather fat, etc.. 

  • (8). Potassium hydroxide can be used as analytical reagent, reagent, carbon dioxide and water absorbent, and also used in pharmaceutical industry; 

  • (9). Potassium hydroxide can be used as the PH value of acid and alkali neutralization solution. 

  • (10). Potassium hydroxide can be used as the basic chemical reagent, carbon dioxide absorbent. saponification agents.

Potassium Hydroxide Packing&Delivery

potassium hydroxide package

25kg/bag, 20MT/25MT/20' FCL

Potassium Hydroxide COA&MSDS

QI DI CHEM COA for Potassium Hydroxide.pdf

QI DI CHEM MSDS for Potassium Hydroxide .pdf

Potassium Hydroxide FAQ

1. May I have a sample order?
Yes, we welcome sample order to test and check our quality. Send me your requirement of the product you need. We can provide free sample, you just provide us the freight collect.

2. What is your acceptable payment term?
L/C, T/T, Western Union.

3. How about the validity of the offer?
Usually our offer is valid for 1 week. However, validity might vary between different products.

4. What documents you provide?
Usually, we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of lading, COA, MSDS and Origin Certificate. Please let us know if you need additional documents.

5. Which loading port?
Usually loading port is Qingdao port and Shanghai Port, and also we can ship from other ports as your requirement.