|Synonyms||Caustic soda; lye, caustic; sodium hydrate; soda lye; white caustic; caustic soda flakes; flake caustic; caustic soda solid; caustic soda pearls; solid caustic soda; Liquid Caustic Soda; Food Additives Sodium Hydroxide; Caustic soda flake; Solid Sodium hydroxide; Caustic Soda; Sodium Hydrate; Liquid CS|
|Boiling Point||100°C at 760 mmHg|
|Solubility||111 g/100 g of water|
Sodium hydroxide is mainly used in papermaking, cellulose pulp production, soap, synthetic detergent, synthetic fatty acid production and animal and vegetable oil refining. It is used as desizing agent, scouring agent and mercerizing agent in textile printing and dyeing industry. Chemical industry is used to produce borax, sodium cyanide, formic acid, oxalic acid, phenol, etc. Petroleum industry is used for refining petroleum products and drilling mud in oil field. It is also used in surface treatment of alumina, zinc and copper, glass, enamel, leather, medicine, dye and pesticide. Food grade products are used in food industry as acid neutralizer, peeling agent for oranges and peaches, detergent for empty bottles and cans, decolorizer and deodorizer.
PP/PE 50kg/bag; 25kg/bag; Jumbo bag or according to customers' requirements.
Due to its strong causticity, protective glasses and gloves must be applied during the using of caustic soda. The packing be kept in good & dry condition, to avoid brakage, contamination, damp and acid substances.
May be corrosive to metals.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Keep only in original packaging.
Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ faceprotection/ hearing protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water.
IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER/ doctor.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Risk of ignition or formation of inflammable gases or vapours with:
Possible formation of:
Violent reactions possible with:
organic nitro compounds
organic combustible substances
powdered alkaline earth metals