Item #: AKM-CPS
A white solid. Corrosive to metals and tissue. Used in soap manufacture, bleach, as an electrolyte in alkaline batteries, and as a food additive.
Violent reaction with water, acids, alcohols, ammonia, oxidizing agents reacts with sugars, forming carbon dioxide gas above 24°C.
Absorbs water and carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
Soluble in water, alcohol and glycerin.
USCG CHRIS Code: CPS
CAS Number: 1310-58-3
UN/NA Number: 1814
EINEC number: 215-181-3