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Potassium hydroxide, 1 kg

≥85 %, Ph.Eur., in pellets
Examples of effect: Damage metals and burn body tissues; may cause serious eye damage. Safety: Avoid contact; wear safety spectacles and gloves. In the event of contact with eyes and skin, rinse with water.
Examples of effect: Lead to damage to heath, cause irritation to eyes, skin or respiratory organs. Are fatal in larger quantities. Safety: As previously stated, in the event of skin irritation or contact with eyes, rinse with water or a suitable medium.
i may be corrosive to metals, harmful if swallowed, causes severe skin burns and eye damage
P280 P303+P361+P353 P305+P351+P338 P310
i wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection, IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water [or shower], IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing, immediately call a doctor
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Potassium oxide hydrate
Empirical formula KOH
Molar mass (M) 56,11 g/mol
Density (D) 2,04 g/cm³
Boiling point (bp) 1327 °C
Melting point (mp) 406 °C
CAS No. [1310-58-3]
EG-Nr. 215-181-3
UN-Nr. 1813

Filled under protective gas.

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Art. No. P747.2

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Potassium hydroxide ≥85 %, Ph.Eur., in pellets

Technical Information
Checked according to pharmacopoeia Ph.Eur. 
Suitable (as desiccant) for Alkaline fluids (e.g. amines) 
Not suitable (as desiccant) for Acids, esters, amides, phenols 
Potassium hydroxide
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P747.1 500 g plastic €20.50
P747.2 1 kg plastic €32.90
P747.3 5 kg plastic €131.50
P747.4 25 kg plastic €449.00
P747.5 10 kg plastic €225.00
P747.6 2.5 kg plastic €69.90
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Desiccants can absorb water and bind it chemically (reversibly or irreversibly) or physically. The main desiccants can be subdivided into four categories:

• non-renewable chemical desiccants
• renewable chemical desiccants
• silica gels
• molecular sieves

Drying methods for solvents

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Assay (acidim.)85,0-100,5 %  
Appearance of solutioncomplies  
Carbonate (as K2CO3)≤2,0 %  
Chloride (Cl)≤0,02 %  
Phosphate (PO4)≤0,01 %  
Sulphate (SO4)≤0,02 %  
Heavy metals (as Pb)≤0,001 %  
Iron (Fe)≤0,001 %  
Sodium (Na)≤1,0 %  
Lead (Pb)≤0,001 %  
Arsenic (As)≤0,0001 %  

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