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Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives

POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE
INS: 525
Chemical names: POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE
Synonyms: CAUSTIC POTASH; POTASSIUM HYDRATE
Functional class: ALKALI
Latest evaluation: 1965
ADI: NOT LIMITED
Report: NMRS 40/TRS 339-JECFA 9/16
Specifications: COMPENDIUM ADDENDUM 10/FNP 52 Add.10/34 (METALS LIMITS) (2002)
Tox monograph: FAS 67.29/NMRS 40A,B,C-JECFA 9/159
Previous status: 1975, FAS 9/NMRS 55B-JECFA 19/72. R; COMPENDIUM/1167
1965, NMRS 40/TRS 339-JECFA 9/16, FAS 67.29/NMRS 40A,B,C-JECFA 9/157, FAS 67.29/NMRS 40A,B,C-JECFA 9/159. NOT LIMITED. NL. N
 
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       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Potassium hydroxide (ICSC)
       Potassium hydroxide (SIDS)