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Common name for potassium hydroxide used prior to 1800s when chemical names were standardized (Schur 1985).
See Potassium hydroxide.
Synonyms and Related Terms
potassa; potassium hydrate; potassium hydroxide
Resources and Citations
- Susan E. Schur, Conservation Terminology: A review of Past & Current Nomenclature of Materials, Technology and Conservation, Spring (p.34-39); Summer (p.35-38); Fall (p.25-36), 1985
- Meredith Montague, contributed information, 1998
- G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 737