PPHC-046 Potassium Hydroxide is an inorganic compound with the formula KOH, and is commonly called caustic potash. It has many industrial and niche applications, most of which exploit its caustic nature and its reactivity toward acids.

PPHC-046 Potassium Hydroxide has the characteristics of strong alkalinity, strong corrosion, high melting point and easy to dissolve in water. Widely used in potassium salt, advanced alkaline batteries, food additives, disproportionated rosin potassium soap, detergent, senior daily cosmetics, potassium dihydrogen phosphate, potassium permanganate, medical intermediates, liquid fertilizer, synthetic rubber, ABS resin, natural rubber emulsion, paper component, biodiesel, rubber additives, oil refining and sulfur removal production.


  • Conversion of nitriles to amide in tert-butanol
  • Cross-coupling of aryl halides with different sulfur-, oxygen- and nitrogen-based nucleophiles in dimethyl sulfoxide.
  • As an activator for the preparation of activated carbons from corn cobs.
  • As a base for the N-alkylation of nitrogen heterocycles in polyethylene glycol-ether solvents.
  • Synthesis of (S)-1-(4-benzyl-2-thioxothiazolidin-3-yl)propan-1-one from (S)-phenylalaninol.
  • To catalyze the polymerization of propylene oxide.



Appearance :  White or pale gray flake or powder
Molecular weight : 56.11 g/mol
Density : 2.12 g/cm3
Boiling Point : 1,327 °C
Ming Pointelt : 360 °C
Solubility : Soluble in alcohol, glycerol. Insoluble in ether, liquid ammonia