- MW:56.11 Da
- Purity: ≥ 85.0 %
Potassium hydroxide is an inorganic compound and a precursor to other potassium compounds. It has high thermal stability and is a highly caustic metallic base and alkali salt.
• Buffer reagent for alkaline lysis and pH purposes
• Alkalimetric titrations
• Catalyst in aldol condensation reactions
• Used in wet mount preparation of various clinical specimens for microscopic visualization of fungi
• Used to activate carbon
• Used to control atmospheric humidity in biological experiments
Not for human therapeutic use or for medicinal purposes. For research applications only.
|Handling||Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols. Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.|