Soluble in water
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.
Research or further manufacturing use only, not for food or drug use.