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Data Sheet
Sodium Hydroxide

Product Code 19-4195
Sodium Hydroxide (as NaOH) > 99.0 Min
Sodium Carbonate 0.2-0.4%
Sodium Sulfate 30 ppm
Iron 5-10 ppm
Bulk Denisty 1.2
Chloride < 100 ppm
Average Particle Size 1.05 mm


PACKAGING: 25 & 50 kg. Moisture Proof Polyethylene Bag

USES: Sodium hydroxide solutions are used to neutralize acids and to make sodium salts. They also hydrolyze fats, form soaps, precipate alkaloids and most metals, and are used in pharmaceuticals.

HANDLING: Mechanical exhaust is required. Keep in sealed containers. Store in cool, dry place. Avoid inhalation and ingestion. OSHA PEL and ACGIH TLV-TWA have been established for this compound at 2mg/m3. This material is extremely corrosive. See SDS for more information.

PROPER SHIPPING NAME: Sodium Hydroxide, solid

SHIPPING INFORMATION: UN# 1823, Class 8, PGIII, Label Code 8, RQ 1000(454)

Sodium Hydroxide

CAS Number 1310-73-2
RTEC Number WB 4900000
Melting point 318 ° C
Water Solubility 42g/100ml
EINEC Number 2151855
Molecular Wt. 40.01
Molecular Formula NaOH
Specific Gravity 2.130

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