Caustic potash, also known as potassium hydroxide, has many niche and industrial applications. Specifically, potassium phosphate, which has a preferred use in fertilizers, is prepared with potassium hydroxide. It also has uses in potassium soap production, the manufacturing of biodiesel, and tanning processes. Potassium hydroxide can also be the electrolyte in alkaline and nickel-iron batteries.
Potassium hydroxide is not compatible with halogens, acid anhydrides, nitrates, organic compounds, and water. Avoid packaging materials such as lead, aluminum, copper, tin, zinc, bronze, polyethylene. Please see SDS for full safety and compatibility information.
Potassium hydroxide is available in drums, totes, and bulk. Please contact us for specific packaging information.