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EC number: 235-227-6
CAS number: 12136-45-7
According to “ANNEX VIII- STANDARD INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SUBSTANCES MANUFACTURED OR IMPORTED IN QUANTITIES OF 10 TONNES OR MORE , study for Hydrolysis as a function of pH does not need to be conducted if:-the substance is ready biodegradable. As Dipotassium oxide/Potassium oxide is ready biodegradable a Hydrolysis study does not need to be conducted.Hydrolysis is not expected to be an important environmental fate process since this compound lacks functional groups that hydrolyze under environmental conditions. Hydrolysis is a chemical reaction during which molecules of water (H2O) are split into hydrogen cations (H+, conventionally referred to as protons) and hydroxide anions (OH−) in the process of a chemical mechanism).Potassium oxide is a basic oxide and reacts with water violently to produce the caustic potassium hydroxideWhen water is added to Potassium oxide, KOH is produced.K2O+H2O→KOHOn this basis, Potassium oxide does not have a potential for Hydrolysis and Potassium ion will not hydrolise.
Potassium oxide is a basic oxide and reacts with water violently to
produce the caustic potassium hydroxide
When water is added to Potassium oxide, KOH is produced.
On this basis, Potassium oxide does not have a potential for Hydrolysis
and Potassium ion will not hydrolise.
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