Caustic Potash

Item #: AKM-CPS

General Description

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.

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USCG CHRIS Code: CPS
CAS Number: 1310-58-3
UN/NA Number: 1814
EINEC number: 215-181-3