Potassium Hydroxide

molecular weight-(amu) 56.11
melting point-360 C or 680 F
boiling point-1320 C or 2408 F
state at room temperature-n/a
ionic compound
molecular geometry-crystal structure
characteristics/description-is a white deliquescent solid.is colorless.
uses-is used in alkaline batteries, soaps, in bleaching, and in some manufacturing chemicals.
used for commercial and laboratory in the form of white pellets
other info.-it is also known as caustic potash
it is oderless and dissolves readily in water
it has a metallic base
it is toxic and corrosive but nonflammable

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