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Alfa Aesar™ Sodium hydroxide, flake, 98%

$32.39 - $32.39

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Sodium hydroxide
CAS 1310-73-2
Molecular Formula NaOH
Formula Weight 40
MDL Number MFCD00003548
UN Number UN1823
Merck Index 14,8627
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AAA1839536

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A1839536
500g Each for $32.39

AAA183950E

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A183950E
2500g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA183950C

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A183950C
10000g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Chemical Name or Material Sodium hydroxide
CAS 1310-73-2
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: SODIUM HYDROXIDE, SOLID
RTECS Number WB4900000
TSCA TSCA
Physical Form Flakes
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula NaOH
Formula Weight 40
MDL Number MFCD00003548
UN Number UN1823
Merck Index 14,8627
Odor Odorless
Boiling Point 1390°C
Melting Point 318°C
pH 14
Quantity 500g

Applications
Sodium hydroxide flake is widely used in a variety of large scale applications such as pulp and paper manufacturing, in the production of soap and detergents as well as in water treatment plants. It is used in the Bayer process of aluminum manufacture as well as to remove sulfurous impurities from crude oil. It is also used in the manufacture of biodiesel, rayon and cellophane; as a catalyst for the trans esterification of methanol and triglycerides and as paint stripper on wooden objects. It is mainly used for pH control, acid neutralization, off-gas scrubbing and as a catalyst in various industries like pharmaceutical, agrochemical, dyes, paints and polymer. It is also used in refining vegetable oils, rubber reclamation, metal processing, metal degreasing, adhesive preparations, paint removers, disinfectants, rubber latex stabilizers and in the stabilization of sodium hypochlorite.

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H314
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.