Potassium Hydroxide - CAS Number 1310-58-3 - % 11.5-15.0 - TLV (UNITS) Not Available
Boiling Point (°F): 212°F
Vapor Pressure (mm Hg): Not Available
Vapor Density (Air = 1): Not Available
Solubility In Water (20°C): 100%
Appearance & Odor: Semi translucent brown - caustic and ammonia
Specific Gravity: 1.21
Percent, Volatile/Volume: Not Available
Evaporation Rate: Not Available
Identification Number: UN 1814
Fire & Explosion Hazard Data
Flash Point (Method Used): NON FLAMMABLE
Flammable Limits: Not Applicablep
Extinguishing Media: Not Applicablep
Special Fire Fighting Procedures: Fire fighters must wear self contained breathing apparatus.
Health Hazard Data
Threshold Limit Value: Not Available
Effects of Overexposure:
Inhalation - Exposure can irritate throat and respiratory system.
Skin - Can cause severe burns from prolonged contact.
Eyes - Corneal damage may result.
Emergency & First Aid Procedures:
Inhalation - Move victim to fresh air.
Skin - Wash with plenty of water followed by rinse with vinegar.
Eyes - Immediately flush eyes with large amounts of water for 15 minutes, followed by a mild eye rinse containing boric acid. Seek medical attention.
Incompatability (Materials to Avoid): Not Available
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Not Available
Conditions to Avoid: Do not mix with other products.
Spill, Leak or Waste Disposal Procedures
Spills or Leaks: Soak up spill with sand or earth. Neutralize with citric acid
Waste Disposal: Dispose through waste treatment in accordance with all Federal, State and Local regulations.
Respiratory: Not necessary if adequate ventilation is provided.
Ventilation: Local and mechanical exhaust or out of doors.
Gloves: Wear rubber gloves.
Eye: Wear face shield or goggles.
Other Protective Equipment: Eye wash stand should be available. Wear full rubber/neoprene clothing.
Handling & Storage: Avoid eye and skin contact. Store at room temperature. Keep container tightly closed.
Other Precautions: Do not get in eyes, on skin or clothing. Avoid breathing vapor of mist.
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