Chemtec KOH

Strong alkaline cleaning additive Potassium Hydroxide

  • Strong alkaline cleaning additive Potassium Hydroxide.
  • Removal of residues from vegetable oils and vegetable oil fatty acids.

Waste Water Information

  • Potassium Hydroxide
  • Approved by MARPOL/IMO in accordance with MEPC.1/Circ.590.

Tank Material

Safe to use on stainless steel and alkali resistant coatings.


pH : > 14 (Solution)
Phys. properties : white flakes/pearls
Spec. gravity : approx. 2,1
Storage temperature :
dry place at ambient temperature (avoid freezing)
Foam formation : not foaming
Solubility in freshwater :
approx. 100 gr in 100 ml (50%)

Safety Aspects

  • May be corrosive to metals
  • Harmful if swallowed
  • Cause severe skin burns and eye damages
  • Consult the Material Safety Data Sheet
Download Material Safety Data Sheet

Application for use

  • Suitable in freshwater.
  • Recommended concentration for re-circulation cleaning: 0.5 – 3%
Cleaning temperature : warm – 60 °C
Packing : Bags or buckets of 20 – 25 kg