Reported in EPA TSCA Inventory.
Handling and Storage
Handling: Do not allow water to get into the container because of violent reaction. Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Corrosives area. Store under an inert atmosphere.
|Organism||Test Type||Route||Reported Dose (Normalized Dose)||Effect||Source|
|rat||LD50||oral||273mg/kg (273mg/kg)||Fundamental and Applied Toxicology. Vol. 8, Pg. 97, 1987.|
Hazard Codes of Potassium hydroxide (CAS NO.1310-58-3):C,F,T,Xi
Risk Statements: 34-35-22-11-39/-23/24/25-36/38-67
R34: Causes burns.
R35: Causes severe burns.
R22: Harmful if swallowed.
R11: Highly flammable.
R39: Danger of very serious irreversible effects.
R23/24/25: Toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.
R36/38: Irritating to eyes and skin.
R67: Vapours may cause drowsiness and dizziness.
Safety Statements: 7-16-45-36/37/39-26
S7: Keep container tightly closed.
S16: Keep away from sources of ignition.
S45: In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label whenever possible.)
S36/37/39: Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
S26: In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
RIDADR: UN 2924 3/PG 2
WGK Germany: 1