Potassium Hydroxide is supplied as a 50% aqueous solution and used in a wide range of chemical products and processes. It is used as a pH altering agent and for cleaning solutions as well as being the raw material to make Potassium Carbonate and Potassium Bicarbonate which can then be used in Food applications. It is used in the production of synthetic detergents and soaps, agro-chemicals, catalysts and in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals. Potassium hydroxide is also used in the production of Biodiesel from animal or plant fats and oils. In winter its primary use is for de-icing formulations.