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A potassium chloride solution is electrolysed using the mercury process. Chlorine and potassium are formed, the potassium being dissolved into the mercury. The mercury/potassium alloy is then exposed to water which reacts to give potassium hydroxide and hydrogen.
W. Büchner, R. Schliebs, G. Winter, K.H. Büchel, Industrial Inorganic Chemistry, VCH, 1989
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