Potassium hydroxide

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 10:15pm

Caustic potash (KOH), also known as potassium hydroxide, is an inorganic alkaline compound that is manufactured through the electrolysis of potassium chloride solution.

Key Points: 
  • Caustic potash (KOH), also known as potassium hydroxide, is an inorganic alkaline compound that is manufactured through the electrolysis of potassium chloride solution.
  • It is a potent base, which is widely available in different forms including flakes, pellets and powders.
  • Caustic potash can be obtained in the pure form by reacting sodium hydroxide with impure potassium to form a base of potassium hydroxide and salt.
  • As caustic potash is a versatile cleaning agent, it is also used in the production of liquid soaps, lotions, shampoos and hairsprays.

Belle Chemical Recalls Sodium Hydroxide and Potassium Hydroxide Products Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Packaging Requirement and Violation of FHSA Labeling Requirement

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 7:41pm

Name of Product: Sodium Hydroxide, Lye/Caustic Soda and Potassium Hydroxide, Caustic Potash Ash

Key Points: 
  • Name of Product: Sodium Hydroxide, Lye/Caustic Soda and Potassium Hydroxide, Caustic Potash Ash
    Hazard: The products contain sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA).
  • The packaging of the products is not child resistant, posing a risk of chemical burns and irritation to the skin and eyes.
  • This recall involves sodium hydroxide and potassium hydroxide products that are sold in three sizes: 4 ounce, 8-ounce and 1-pound.
  • The potassium hydroxide products and the 4-ounce and 8-ounce sodium hydroxide products are sold in black resealable bags; the 1-pound sodium hydroxide product is sold in a white resealable bag.

transcosmos starts distributing "Koh Gen Do" natural skincare products in Thailand and Malaysia

Friday, December 27, 2019 - 8:05am

TOYKO, Dec. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- transcosmos inc. is now distributing natural skincare products by KohGenDo Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President & CEO: Shintaro Itabashi; Koh Gen Do) in Thailand and Malaysia as their local distributor.

Key Points: 
  • TOYKO, Dec. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- transcosmos inc. is now distributing natural skincare products by KohGenDo Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President & CEO: Shintaro Itabashi; Koh Gen Do) in Thailand and Malaysia as their local distributor.
  • Under the concept of "Koh Gen Do's products go beyond skin quality, age and nationality, and are for everyone.
  • Koh Gen Do was seeking to distribute their products in the ASEAN region, particularly in Thailand and Malaysia.
  • Moreover, transcosmos held press events and in-store touch-up events to build and boost Koh Gen Do brand awareness.