Potassium hydroxide solution is a component of the Congo Red Highman kit used for staining amyloids (amorphous precipitates). Amyloid deposits are stained characteristically red, but under polarized light, they display double refraction and give green color.
Trade name: POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, SOLUTION
Catalogue number: KHO-OT-X**
Storing, stability and expiry date:
Transporting/shipment by road (ADR) - Not classified
Transporting/shipment by sea (IMDG) - Not classified
Transporting/shipment by air (ICAO-TI/IATA-DGR) - Not classified