Chemtec KOH

Cleaning Additive Potassium Hydroxide

  • Strong alkaline cleaning additive Potassium Hydroxide
  • Can be used in combination with CTC-Cleaner-VLC or KT-Plus



Availability: Algeciras, ARA Range, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Dubai, Durban, Genoa, Guanghzou, Hamburg, Houston, Istanbul, Kandla, Kiel Canal, Marseille, Montevideo, Mumbai, New York, Panama, Port Said / Suez, Porto Alegre, Shanghai, Singapore, Tianjin, Ulsan

Packing: 25 kg bag or bucket

Additional information


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%)

Application of use

  • Suitable in freshwater.
  • Recommended concentration for re-circulation cleaning: 0.5 – 1%
Cleaning temperature : warm – 60 °C


Chemtec KOH can be used in mixture with CTC-Cleaner-VLC.  0,5-1 % Chemtec KOH plus 0,2-0,4% CTC-Cleaner-VLC in fresh water

Chemtec KOH can be used in mixture with KT-Plus. 0,5-1% Chemtec KOH plus 3-5% KT-Plus in fresh water

Tank Material

Safe to use on stainless steel and alkali resistant coatings.

Safety Aspects

  • May be corrosive to metals
  • Harmful if swallowed
  • Cause severe skin burns and eye damages
  • Consult the Material Safety Data Sheet
  • Medical Emergency information in case of poisoning: Poison Information Center Mainz – 24h –Phone: +49 (0) 6131 19240 (advisory service in German or English language)

Waste Water Information

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