Potassium hydroxide

Potassium hydroxide

Potassium hydroxide
Crystal structure of KOH
Pellets of potassium hydroxide
Names
IUPAC name
Potassium hydroxide
Other names
Caustic potash, Potash lye, Potassia, Potassium hydrate, KOH
Identifiers
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ChEBI  Y
ChemSpider  Y
EC number 215-181-3
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PubChem
RTECS number TT2100000
UNII  Y
UN number 1813
Properties
KOH
Molar mass 56.11 g mol-1
Appearance white solid, deliquescent
Odor odorless
Density 2.044 g/cm3 (20 °C)[1]
2.12 g/cm3 (25 °C)[2]
Melting point 360 [1]