Potassium Methoxide
Molecular formula:CH3KO
Molecular weight:70.13
CAS NO: 865-33-8
Density :0.95 g/mL at 20 ℃
Water soluble:Be decomposed
Sensibility:Humidity sensitive.
Solid potassium methoxide is one white powder chemical,its content is more than 98%.
1,Used as condensating agent; As the strong basicity catalyst of producing methyl formate, dimethyl carbonate, dimethyl formamide.
2,Used for producing pharmaceutical products and pesticide products,such as sulfadiazine, sulfamerazine, sulfamonomethoxine, Sulfanilamide benzyl ammonium pyrimidine, methoxybenzyl aminopyrimidine trimethoprim,FMOH,VA,VB1 etc.
3,As catalyst of edible fat and cooking oil, tanning agent of leather,also as analytical reagent etc.
Sealed packing and stored in a cool, dry place away from fire,light, oxidizing agents and acids.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Safety information?
Keep container dry. Keep away from sources of ignition – No smoking. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Do not empty into drains. Take precautionary measures against static discharges. Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye or face protection. In case of fire, use … (if water increases the risk, add – never use water). In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label whenever possible). If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label.
Q: Risk term?
Highly flammable.
Toxic : danger of very serious irreversible effects through inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.
Harmful : danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation.
Possible risk of harm to the unborn child.
Harmful: may cause lung damage if swallowed.
Vapours may cause drowsiness and dizziness.


NO Item Specification
1 Appearance White powder
2 Content(total alkali) ≥ 98%
3 Free alkali(NaOH) ≤ 1.5%


Packaging sizes 25 kg/drum,100 kg/drum,150 kg/drum