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Potassium Hydroxide 90% Min

Potassium Hydroxide 90% Min

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Potassium Hydroxide has many uses from food to personal care products. Common uses include:

Industrial Applications: It is used in production of potassium carbonate, potassium phosphate, and liquid fertilizers

Soaps & detergents: Used is production of potassium soaps and detergents

Television Tubes: Used in specialty glass like television tubes

Textile printing: It is used in textile printing and dyes & pigments

Fire extinguisher: Used in fire extinguisher powders

Potassium Phosphates: It is used in manufacture of potassium phosphates and hence in liquid fertilizers

Biodiesel: Potassium hydroxide is used in manufacture of biodiesel. Glycerin from this biodiesel is used as an inexpensive food supplement for livestock

Disinfection: Owing to its corrosive properties, it is used in disinfecting and cleaning surfaces

Fungi Classification: KOH is used in classification of certain types of fungi and mushrooms

Pre-shave & shaving creams: certain pre-shave products and shaving creams also use KOH to make Potassium soaps of fatty acids

Petroleum refineries: KOH is used in refineries for removal of organic acids and sulfur compounds

Safety Information
KOH is strongly corrosive. It may cause irritation and corrosion of skin and eyes if direct contact occurs. Keep out of reach of children at all times.

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