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Potassium Hydroxide, 1 KG

Price$ 55.52
  • SKU: P-2881-1KG
  • Pack Size: 1 KG


56.11 Da


Soluble in water

Room Temperature


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



• “Hydrothermal carbonization (HTC) of wheat straw: Influence of feedwater pH prepared by acetic acid and potassium hydroxide”

• “Preparation of activated carbons from cherry stones by activation with potassium hydroxide”

• “A Better Potassium Hydroxide Preparation? In Vivo Diagnosis of Tinea With Confocal Microscopy”

• “Control of Humidity with Potassium Hydroxide, Sulphuric Acid, or other Solutions”


Not for human therapeutic use or for medicinal purposes. For research applications only.

0.1 lbs

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

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