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B24414 Sodium hydroxide, pearl, 97%

CAS Number
1310-73-2
Synonyms
Caustic soda

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B24414-22 100g 23.80
B24414-36 500g 25.40
B24414-0E 2500g 62.90
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Sodium hydroxide, pearl, 97%

MDL
MFCD00003548
EINECS
215-185-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
NaOH
Formula Weight
40.00
Melting point
318°
Boiling Point
1390°
Density
2.13
Storage & Sensitivity
Store under Argon. Hygroscopic. Air Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water, methanol, glycerol and ethanol. Insoluble in acetone and ether.

Applications

Sodium hydroxide, pearl is an important inorganic chemical used in various industries worldwide. In the paper industry, it is utilized in pulping and bleaching processes. It plays an important role in aluminum etching, chemical analysis and in paint strippers. It is an active component in a wide range of domestic products such as pipe and drain cleaners, oven cleaners and in home-cleaning products. Other uses include cleaning of fats, cleaning of equipment, ion exchange resin regeneration, pH control, degreasing agent for cleaning metal surface, de-enameling and scrubbing of off-gases.

Notes

Air sensitive and hygroscopic. It is deliquescent and readily absorbs moisture and carbon dioxide in air. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids and organic materials.

Literature References

Zhang, Y.; Zheng, S.; Fang, Z. Z.; Wang, X.; Du, H.; Zhang, Y. Reactive extraction of sodium hydroxide from alkali solutions for the separation of sodium and aluminum—Part II. Effect of diluent. Hydrometallurgy 2015, 156, 107-115.

Lin, C. C.; Chu, C. R. Mass transfer performance of rotating packed beds with blade packings in carbon dioxide absorption into sodium hydroxide solution. Sep. Purif. Technol. 2015, 150, 196-203.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H335

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P271-P280-P301+P330+P331-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,8627
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2815.11
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
WB4900000

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