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Home Products Manufacturers Ingredients Health Effects
Chemical Information
Chemical Name: Potassium hydroxide
CAS Registry Number: 001310-58-3
Synonyms: Caustic potash; Lye; Potassium hydrate; Potassium hydroxide (K(OH))

Information from other National Library of Medicine databases
Health Studies: Human Health Effects from Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB)
Toxicity Information:
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Biomedical References: Search PubMed
Products that contain this ingredient
BrandCategoryFormPercent
Pledge Multi-Surface Floor Cleaner-07/18/2008-Old Productliquid
Duracell Coppertop Alkaline Batteries, Assorted Sizes.Arts & Craftssolid5.0-10.0
Zerex DEX-Cool Antifreeze/CoolantAuto Productsliquid1.0-6.0
Armor All Cleaning Wipes-06/01/2011Auto Productsnon-woven wipes<0.1
Pledge Floor Care 4-in-1 Wood Cleaner, Citrus Scent-Old ProductAuto Productsliquid
Turtle Wax Platinum Series All Wheel and Tire CleanerAuto Productspump spray0.1-0.05
Turtle Wax ICE All Wheel and Tire Cleaner T-463Auto Productspump spray0.1-0.05
Zerex Extended Life Antifreeze -CoolantAuto Productsliquid1.5-5.0
STP Oomph! Multipurpose Cleaner-DegreaserAuto Productsliquid<0.1
Franklin Film Buster Baseboard Stripper, Aerosol-01/15/2013Commercial / Institutionalaerosol<5
Case Medical SuperNova.1 NpHD Neutral Detergent?Commercial / Institutionalliquid1.0-10.0
FullPro FullStrip Gold Non-Ammoniated Stripper-01/30/2008Commercial / Institutionalliquid<3
Easy-Off Professional Ready To Use Oven & Grill Cleaner, Professional Use-05/12/2015Commercial / Institutionalliquid2.5-5.0
Mop & Glo Professional Multi-Surface Floor Cleaner, Professional Use-10/09/2014Commercial / Institutionalliquid
Pioneer Eclipse EnviroStar Green Floor Stripper 513, Professional UseCommercial / Institutionalliquid1.0-5.0
Meguiars Professionals Choice Detailer Super Degreaser, D108 , Professional Use-06/03/2013Commercial / Institutionalliquid1.0-5.0
Henry 412 Rubber Flooring Adhesive-04/26/2011Home maintenancepaste0.1-0.5
Henry 622 VinylBond Premium High Strength Vinyl Flooring Adhesive-06/13/2011Home maintenancepaste0.1-1.0
Henry 1171N SureLock Acrylic Urethane Wood Flooring Adhesive-04/27/2011Home maintenancepaste0.1-0.3
Aqua Mix Floor Shine and Hardener-01/23/2009Home maintenanceliquid7.0-13.0
Klean-Strip Brush CleanerHome maintenanceliquid1.0-5.0
Hercules Break-Thru Liquid Glug for BathroomHome maintenanceliquid1.0-5.0
Henry 444 FRP Panel Adhesive-04/27/2011Home maintenancepaste0.1-0.3
Henry 682 LinoLock Premium Linoleum Adhesive, Tile and Sheet-05/25/2011Home maintenancepaste0.1-1.0
Henry 630 PeachPro Pressure Sensitive Flooring Adhesive-03/22/2012Home maintenancepaste0.1-0.5
Zep Driveway & Concrete Cleaner, ConcentrateHome maintenanceliquid<10
Parks Aluminum Siding Cleaner-discontinuedHome maintenanceliquid5
AFM Safecoat Penetrating WaterStopHome maintenanceliquid1.0-2.0
Zep Drain AidHome maintenanceliquid40-50
TileLab Grout and Tile Sealer-04/09/2009Home maintenanceliquid
Jasco Semi-Paste Varnish & Stain RemoverHome maintenanceliquid1.0-5.0
Henry 314 ReadySet Premixed Mastic Adhesive-08/22/2011Home maintenancepaste0.1-0.3
Amway Legacy of Clean SA8 Liquid Laundry Detergent, Floral ScentInside the Homeliquid
Finish Gel, Fresh Scent-10/07/2014Inside the Homegel1.0-2.5
Finish Gel, Orange Scent-10/07/2014Inside the Homegel1.0-2.5
Mop & Glo Multi-Surface Floor Cleaner-10/09/2014Inside the Homeliquid
Mop & Glo Triple Action Floor Shine, (Canadian Market)-11/05/2012Inside the Homeliquid
Air Wick Activ Gel, Fresh Waters-05/01/2015Inside the Homesolid
Air Wick Activ Gel, Magnolia & Cherry Blossom-05/01/2015Inside the Homesolid
Pledge FloorCare Multi-Surface Concentrated Cleaner-02/25/2015Inside the Homeliquid
Zep Oven and Grill Cleaner-Old ProductInside the Homeaerosol<5
Murphy Oil Soap Household CleanerInside the Homeliquid3.1
Enforcer 10 Minute Drain OpenerInside the Homeliquid>6.0
Pequa Heavy Duty Drain OpenerInside the Homeliquid45
Jobmaster Heavy Duty Wax Stripper, InstitutionalInside the Homeliquid
SprayPAK Oven CleanerInside the Homeaerosol
Breath O Pine Heavy Duty Cleaner, Disinfectant-07/01/1994Inside the Homeliquid
Lysol Brand Cleaner Original Scent (Concentrate)-Old ProductInside the Homeliquid3.0-4.0
Cascade Automatic Dishwashing Liquigel-09/07/2006Inside the Homegel<0.1
Suavitel Fabric Conditioner, Morning SunInside the Homeliquid
Electrasol Auto Dishwasher Detergent Liquid, Advanced, All Scents-07/18/2002-Old ProductInside the Homeliquid1.0-3.0
Duracell Nickel Metal Hydride BatteriesInside the Homesolid1.0-5.0
Finish Advanced Gel, Automatic Dishwasher Detergent, Lemon-Old ProductInside the Homegel<2.5
Masterpiece Penetrating Wax Stripper ConcentrateInside the Homeliquid2.29
Method All-Purpose Natural Surface Cleaner with Powergreen Technology, CucumberInside the Homepump spray
Method All-Purpose Natural Surface Cleaner with Powergreen Technology, Sea MineralsInside the Homepump spray
Method Pro Chef Multi-Surface Kitchen CleanerInside the Homepump spray
Simple Green Naturals Carpet Care Pump Spray, Free & ClearInside the Homepump spray
Simple Green Naturals Multi-Surface Care Pump Spray, Lemon VerbenaInside the Homepump spray
Finish Gel, Orange Scent-Old ProductInside the Homegel<2.5
Seventh Generation Organic All-Purpose Natural Cleaner, LemonInside the Homeliquid<1
Amway Legacy of Clean SA8 Liquid Laundry Detergent, Light ScentInside the Homeliquid
Finish Gel, Lemon Scent-10/07/2014Inside the Homegel1.0-2.5
Finish Gel, Green Apple, (Canadian Market)-05/03/2013Inside the Homegel1.0-5.0
Lysol Brand Concentrate Disinfectant, Original Scent-04/01/2015Inside the Homeliquid2.5-5.0
Air Wick Activ Gel, Lavender & Chamomile-05/01/2015Inside the Homesolid
Air Wick Activ Gel, Mountain Berry Blossom-05/01/2015Inside the Homesolid
Pledge FloorCare Multi-Surface Squirt and Mop-02/25/2015Inside the Homeliquid
FIT Liquid Fruit and Vegetable RinseInside the Homeliquid1.0-3.0
Zep Industrial Purple Concentrated Cleaner and Degreaser-Old ProductInside the Homeliquid<10
Champion Sprayon Oven CleanerInside the Homeaerosol
Cascade Pure Rinse Formula-Old ProductInside the Homegel1.0-5.0
Zep Oven and Grill Cleaner-02/28/2002Inside the Homeaerosol0-5
Suavitel Fabric Conditioner, Field FlowerInside the Homeliquid
Electrasol Auto Dishwasher Detergent Liquid, Advanced, All Scents-05/16/2007-discontinuedInside the Homeliquid1.0-3.0
MOP & GLO Triple Action Floor Shine-02/17/2010-Old ProductInside the Homeliquid
Lysol Brand Concentrate Disinfectant, Original Scent-07/08/2010-Old ProductInside the Homeliquid2.5-10.0
Method All-Purpose Natural Surface Cleaner with Powergreen Technology, ClementineInside the Homepump spray
Method All-Purpose Natural Surface Cleaner with Powergreen Technology, French LavenderInside the Homepump spray
Method Daily Shower Pump Spray, Ylang YlangInside the Homepump spray
Simple Green Free & Clear Laundry 2XInside the Homeliquid<1
Simple Green Naturals Dilutable Concentrated CleanerInside the Homeliquid
Simple Green Stone Cleaner Pump SprayInside the Homepump spray<1
Finish Gel, Fresh Scent-Old ProductInside the Homegel<2.5
Seventh Generation Organic All-Purpose Natural Cleaner, Free & ClearInside the Homeliquid
Seventh Generation Organic Foaming Natural Dish Soap, Free & ClearInside the Homeliquid<1
Scotts Greensweep Lawn Food (27-0-1+ 0.5% Iron)Landscape/Yardliquid2.42
Bonide Fish Emulsion-Old ProductLandscape/Yardliquid0.5
Adjust Non-Phosphoric Acid Nutrient BufferLandscape/Yardliquid1
Safer Brand Oxygen Plus Liquid Fertilizer Plant Food Concentrate, 8703Landscape/Yardliquid
Miracle-Gro Quick Start Transplanting Solution, 4-8-4-11/25/2013Landscape/Yardliquid5.0-10.0
Scotts Greensweep Lawn Food 27-0-1Landscape/Yardliquid2.42
Scotts Greensweep Lawn Food 27-0-1 + 0.5% Iron-Old ProductLandscape/Yardliquid2.42
Foli-Gro Liquid Foliar Fertilizer (Industrial)Landscape/Yardliquid
Bramblings Ghas Grass FertilizerLandscape/Yardliquid2.42
Clearasil? Daily Clear Hydra-Blast Oil-Free Wash (Sensitive)-03/25/2015Personal careliquid2.5-5.0
Clearasil Daily Clear Tinted Acne Treatment Cream Tube-03/24/2015Personal carecream
Neet Fast Acting Gel Cream Hair Remover, Sensitive Formula with Aloe Vera-03/31/2015Personal carecream1.0-2.5
Veet Spray On Cream Hair Remover for Legs & Body, Sensitive Formula with Aloe Vera-03/31/2015Personal careaerosol2.5-5.0
Ponds Age Defying Prevent & Correct Lotion-discontinuedPersonal careliquid
Pantene Pro V Settique Spray, Curl Lock, Non Aerosol-Old ProductPersonal carepump spray
Pantene Pro V Settique Spray Stay Smooth Non Aerosol Hairspray-Old ProductPersonal carepump spray
Physique Volumizing Spray, Non Aerosol-Old ProductPersonal carepump spray
Grumbacher Brush and Hand CleanerPersonal careliquid2
Noxzema Triple Clean Antibacterial Lathering Cleanser-08/01/2007Personal caretube1.0-5.0
Aveeno Baby Soothing Relief Diaper Rash Cream, Fragrance FreePersonal carecream
Pantene Pro V Settique Spray Stay Smooth Aerosol Hairspray-Old ProductPersonal careaerosol
Pantene Pro V Settique Spray, Curl Lock-Old ProductPersonal careaerosol
Pantene Pro V Shine On Glossing Spray with Colorshine-Old ProductPersonal carepump spray
Thicker Fuller Hair Volumizing Finishing Styler-discontinuedPersonal carepump spray
Oil of Olay Active Hydrating Beauty Fluid-Original-08/01/2007Personal carelotion
Oil of Olay Active Hydrating Beauty Fluid-Sensitive Skin-Old ProductPersonal carelotion
Barbasol Moisturizing Non-Aerosol Therapeutic Shave Cream, Sensitive SkinPersonal carecream0.2-0.8
Vaseline Petroleum Jelly Cream, Deep MoisturePersonal caregel
Desitin Rapid Relief Cream (Formerly Desitin Creamy)-04/18/2009Personal carecream
Clearasil Daily Face Wash, Sensitive Skin-Old ProductPersonal carecream2.5-10
Olay Professional Pro-X Exfoliating Renewal CleanserPersonal careliquid0,1-1
Avon Skin So Soft Ultra Even Body WashPersonal careliquid
Avon Naturals Black Cherry & Nutmeg Shower GelPersonal careliquid
Pantene Pro-V Classic Style Hairspray, Flexible HoldPersonal careaerosol0.1-1.0
Aussie Sprunch Hair Spray (Non-Aerosol)-10/01/2011Personal carepump spray0.1-1.0
Veet Bikini Kit Hair Removal Cream For Sensitive Skin(Canadian Market)Personal carecream
Noxzema Triple Clean Anti-Bacterial Lathering CleanserPersonal carecream
Vaseline Total Moisture Aloe Fresh Sunscreen Lotion with SPF 15Personal caregel
Vaseline Total Moisture Clean Feeling Body LotionPersonal careliquid
Australian Gold Sheer Coverage Lotion with InvisiDry SPF 15Personal careliquid
Avon Black Suede Essential, After Shave ConditionerPersonal carecream
Avon Musk Fire for Men After Shave ConditionerPersonal carecream
Avon Naturals Aqua Rush For Men, Hand & Body LotionPersonal careliquid
Avon Ironman Glory After Shave ConditionerPersonal carebalm
Olay Fresh Effects Cleanser, Shine Minimizing, Shine, Shine Go Away!Personal careliquid1.0-5.0
Clearasil Daily Clear Hydra-Blast Oil-Free Wash-03/25/2015Personal careliquid2.5-5.0
Clearasil Daily Clear Vanishing Acne Treatment Cream-03/24/2015Personal carecream
Veet Spray On Cream Hair Remover for Legs & Body, Essential Oils & Velvet Rose-10/02/2013Personal careaerosol
Veet Hair Removal Gel Cream for Sensitive Skin, Aloe Vera & Vitamin E-03/31/2015Personal carecream1.0-2.5
Noxzema Triple Clean Antibacterial Lathering Cleanser-Old ProductPersonal caretube
Vaseline Brand Intensive Care Lotion-Alpha Hydro-discontinuedPersonal careliquid
Oil of Olay Active Hydrating Beauty Fluid-Oil Free-Old ProductPersonal carelotion
Pantene Pro V Hold & Protect Non Aerosol Hairspray-Old ProductPersonal carepump spray
Pantene Pro V Settique Spray Uplifting Non Aerosol Hairspray-Old ProductPersonal carepump spray
Physique Keep Your Curls Hair Spray (Non Aerosol)-Old ProductPersonal carepump spray
Avon ANEW PURE O2 Daily Oxygen Facial CleanserPersonal caretube
Aussie Instant Freeze Nonaerosol Hairspray-12/1/2007Personal carepump spray0.1-1
Aussie Instant Freeze Nonaerosol Hairspray, Maximum HoldPersonal careliquid0.1-1
Pantene Pro V Settique Spray Uplifting Aerosol Hairspray-Old ProductPersonal careaerosol
Pantene Pro V Settique Spray, Hold & Protect with Colorshine-Old ProductPersonal careaerosol
Physique Volumizing Hair Spray, Aerosol-Old ProductPersonal careaerosol
Noxzema Skin Fitness Skin Endurance Oil-Free Moisturizing Lotion-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Oil of Olay Active Hydrating Beauty Fluid-Original-Old ProductPersonal carelotion
Axe Pomade, Clean Cut Look, RefinedPersonal carepaste
Ponds Rejuveness Anti-Wrinkle CreamPersonal carecream
Clearasil Stayclear Daily Face Wash, Oil-Free-Old ProductPersonal carecream2.5-10
Avon Nail Experts Instant Gel Cuticle RemoverPersonal caregel
Avon Skin So Soft Ultra Even Hand CreamPersonal carecream
Pantene Pro-V Classic Style Hairspray, Extra Strong HoldPersonal careaerosol0.1-1.0
Pantene Pro-V Restore Beautiful Lengths Anti-Humidity HairsprayPersonal careaerosol0.1-1.0
Veet Underarm Kit - Hair Removal Cream Component -(Canadian Market)Personal carecream
Vaseline Total Moisture Aloe Fresh Hydrating Body GelPersonal caregel
Vaseline Total Moisture Cocoa Radiant Deep Conditioning CreamPersonal careliquid
Australian Gold Sheer Coverage Lotion with InvisiDry SPF 30Personal careliquid
Avon Advance Techniques Medium Hold Hair SprayPersonal carepump spray
Avon Mesmerize for Men After Shave ConditionerPersonal careliquid
Avon Musk Marine for Men After Shave ConditionerPersonal careliquid
Avon Moisture Therapy Calming Relief Body LotionPersonal careliquid
Roundup Fence & Yard EdgerPesticidesliquid
Bayer Advanced Season Long Weed Control For Lawns, Concentrate-06/10/2009Pesticidesliquid1.7
Bayer Advanced Season Long Weed Control For Lawns, Pump Spray-06/10/2009Pesticidespump spray1.7
pH Adjust (Up)Pet Careliquid8.0-10.0
ChlorXchange Concentrated Water ConditionerPet Careliquid4
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