Potassium hydroxide is an inorganic compound with the formula KOH, and is commonly called caustic potash. Along with sodium hydroxide (NaOH), this colorless solid is a prototypical strong base. It has many industrial and niche applications, most of which exploit its corrosive nature and its reactivity toward acids. KOH is noteworthy as the precursor to most soft and liquid soaps as well as numerous potassium-containing chemicals.
It is used in Potassium carbonate, Dye Stuff Industry, Rubber Chemicals, Potassium Permanganate, Acid neutralization, Other potassium based chemicals, Pharmaceutical Industry.