Record Information
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Creation date2010-04-08 22:11:49 UTC
Update date2015-07-20 23:17:57 UTC
Primary IDFDB015411
Secondary Accession NumbersNot Available
Chemical Information
FooDB NamePotassium hydroxide (KOH)
DescriptionAdded to food as a pH control agent, processing aid, formulation aid, stabiliser or thickener
CAS Number1310-58-3
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
SynonymSource
AetzkaliChEBI
Caustic potashChEBI
Hydroxyde de potassiumChEBI
KaliumhydroxidChEBI
KOHChEBI
Potash lyeChEBI
Potasse caustiqueChEBI
Potassium hydroxide, 39K-labeledMeSH
Potassium hydroxide, 41K-labeledMeSH
Potassium hydroxide monohydrateMeSH
Potassium hydroxide tetrahydrateMeSH
Cyantek CC 723biospider
E525db_source
Kaliumhydroxydebiospider
Potashdb_source
Potassabiospider
Potassiobiospider
Potassium bisulfidebiospider
Potassium hydratebiospider
Potassium hydroxidebiospider
Potassium hydroxide (k(oh))biospider
Potassium hydroxide [jan]biospider
Potassium hydroxide hydratebiospider
Potassium hydroxide, solid [UN1813] [Corrosive]biospider
Potassium hydroxide, u.s.p./n.f.biospider
Vegetable alkalibiospider
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
logP0.2ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Acidic)15.7ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-1.8ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area0 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count0ChemAxon
Refractivity0 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability1.78 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
BioavailabilityYesChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Chemical FormulaHKO
IUPAC namepotassium hydroxide
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/K.H2O/h;1H2/q+1;/p-1
InChI KeyKWYUFKZDYYNOTN-UHFFFAOYSA-M
Isomeric SMILES[OH-].[K+]
Average Molecular Weight56.1056
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight55.966446515
Classification
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of chemical entities known as alkali metal hydroxides. These are inorganic compounds in which the largest oxoanion is hydroxide, and in which the heaviest atom not in an oxoanion is an alkali metal.
KingdomChemical entities
Super ClassInorganic compounds
ClassMixed metal/non-metal compounds
Sub ClassAlkali metal oxoanionic compounds
Direct ParentAlkali metal hydroxides
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Alkali metal hydroxide
  • Inorganic hydride
  • Inorganic oxide
  • Inorganic salt
Molecular FrameworkNot Available
External Descriptors
Ontology
OntologyNo ontology term
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Physical stateNot Available
Physical DescriptionNot Available
Mass CompositionH 1.80%; K 69.69%; O 28.52%DFC
Melting PointMp 406°DFC
Boiling PointBp 1324°DFC
Experimental Water SolubilityNot Available
Experimental logPNot Available
Experimental pKaNot Available
Isoelectric pointNot Available
ChargeNot Available
Optical RotationNot Available
Spectroscopic UV DataNot Available
DensityNot Available
Refractive IndexNot Available
Spectra
SpectraNot Available
ChemSpider IDNot Available
ChEMBL IDNot Available
KEGG Compound IDC12568
Pubchem Compound ID14797
Pubchem Substance IDNot Available
ChEBI ID32035
Phenol-Explorer IDNot Available
DrugBank IDNot Available
HMDB IDNot Available
CRC / DFC (Dictionary of Food Compounds) IDKBX43-K:KBX43-K
EAFUS ID3127
Dr. Duke IDNot Available
BIGG IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
HET IDNot Available
Food Biomarker OntologyNot Available
VMH IDNot Available
Flavornet IDNot Available
GoodScent IDNot Available
SuperScent IDNot Available
Wikipedia IDNot Available
Phenol-Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
Duplicate IDSNot Available
Old DFC IDSNot Available
Associated Foods
FoodContent Range AverageReference
FoodReference
Biological Effects and Interactions
Health Effects / BioactivitiesNot Available
EnzymesNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
MetabolismNot Available
BiosynthesisNot Available
Organoleptic Properties
FlavoursNot Available
Files
MSDSNot Available
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
General ReferenceNot Available
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