Evonik's potassium derivatives are produced in it's Lülsdorf plant south of Cologne. We're backintegrated with the production of KOH. Potassium hydroxide is used as a raw material of the production of potassium derivatives like potassium carbonate lye, potassium carbonate in various grades and potassium bicarbonate, also known as potassium hydrogen carbonate.
Potassium derivatives are used in a broad field of applications. Potassium carbonate is used in the food industry as an enhancer for taste.