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Substance Name: Potassium hydroxide [JAN:NF]
RN: 1310-58-3
InChIKey: KWYUFKZDYYNOTN-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Molecular Formulas

  • H-K-O
  • K-O-H

Molecular Weight

  • 56.1049
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Germicide, bactericide, disinfectant
  • Indicators and Reagents
  • Mutation data
  • Pharmaceutic aid [alkalizing agent]
  • Skin / Eye Irritant

Superlist Classification Codes

  • Ceiling 2 mg/m3
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 1000 lb

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Caustic potash
  • Potassium hydroxide
  • Potassium hydroxide [JAN:NF]

Synonyms

  • Caswell No. 693
  • Caustic potash
  • CCRIS 6569
  • Cyantek CC 723
  • EINECS 215-181-3
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 075602
  • HSDB 1234
  • Hydroxyde de potassium
  • Hydroxyde de potassium [French]
  • Potash
  • Potash lye
  • Potassa
  • Potasse caustique
  • Potasse caustique [French]
  • Potassio (idrossido di)
  • Potassio (idrossido di) [Italian]
  • Potassium (hydroxyde de)
  • Potassium (hydroxyde de) [French]
  • Potassium hydrate
  • Potassium hydroxide
  • UNII-WZH3C48M4T

Systematic Names

  • Potassium hydroxide
  • Potassium hydroxide (K(OH))

Superlist Names

  • Caustic potash
  • Caustic potash solution
  • Potash lye
  • Potassa
  • Potassium hydroxide
  • Potassium hydroxide solution
  • Potassium hydroxide, solid
  • Potassium hydroxide, solid [UN1813] [Corrosive]
  • Potassium hydroxide, solution
  • Potassium hydroxide, solution [UN1814] [Corrosive]
  • UN1813
  • UN1814

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 1310-58-3

Other Registry Numbers

  • 29857-72-5
  • 71769-53-4

System Generated Number

  • 0001310583

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/K.H2O/h;1H2/q+1;/p-1

InChIKey

KWYUFKZDYYNOTN-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Smiles

O[K]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rat LD50 oral 273mg/kg (273mg/kg)   Fundamental and Applied Toxicology. Vol. 8, Pg. 97, 1987.