Potassium hydroxide, 0.5N in ethanol

HS Code 3822 00 00




Concentration:0.5N KOH

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SKU: n/a.



Physicochemical Information
Density 0.85 g/cm3 (20 °C)
pH Value 14 (H₂O, 20 °C)
Boiling point 78.3 °C (1013 hPa) (ethanol)
Flash point 12 °C (ethanol)
Melting Point -114.5 °C (ethanol)
Ignition temperature 425 °C (ethanol)
Vapor pressure 59 hPa (20 °C)
Explosion limit 3.5 – 15.0 %(V) (ethanol)


Safety Information
Hazard symbol GHS05 corrosive
GHS02 Flammable
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Element H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H290: May be corrosive to metals.
H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Precautionary Statements P210: Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking.
P240: Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.
P301 + P330 + P331: IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P308 + P310: IF exposed or concerned: immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician.
P403 + P233: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
WGK Germany WGK 1 slightly hazardous to water
Storage class 3 Flammable liquids
Disposal 1
Strongly contaminated halogen-free organic solvents: container A.
R Phrase R11-34 Highly flammable.Causes burns.
S Phrase S 16-26-36/37/39-45
Keep away from sources of ignition – No smoking.In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).


Storage & Transport Information
Storage Store at +15°C to +25°C.
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID UN 2924 , 3 (8), II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 2924 , 3 (8), II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 2924 , 3 (8), II, Segregation Group: 18 (Alkalis)