Caustic soda
 

Other commercial names

Sodium hydroxide, Lye, Caustic soda, Sodium oxidanide, Ascarite, Caustic soda, white Caustic, Sodium hydrate

Chemical formula

NaOH

Physical properties

White, solid  

Product type

  Industrial    

Interactions

It is solid and quickly absorbs carbon dioxide from the air and is highly reactive with many organic and inorganic materials.

Production Process

Electrolysis of sodium chloride solution, soda-lime process

storage

It should be kept cool and dry, ventilated and away from materials such as acid, nitroparafin, nitro aromatics and halogenated organic compounds.

 

molecular mass

 g.mol−1 39.9971

Density

 g/cm3 2.13

melting point

 °C 318 

Boiling point

 °C 1,388 

Solubility in water

 g/L (0 °C) 418

Other anions

Sodium hydrosulfide

Other cations

Lithium hydroxide, Potassium hydroxide, Rubidium hydroxide, Cesium hydroxide

 
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