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Alfa Aesar™ Sodium hydroxide, pellets, 98%

$33.09 - $33.09

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 1310-73-2
Molecular Formula NaOH
Formula Weight 40
MDL Number MFCD00003548
UN Number UN1823
Merck Index 14,8627
Chemical Name or Material Sodium hydroxide
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AAA1603736 SDS Alfa Aesar™
A1603736
500g Each for $33.09
Specifications

Description

Applications
Sodium hydroxide is widely used in variety of large scale applications such as pulp and paper manufacturing, in the production of soap and detergents as well as water treatment. It finds application in the base- driven hydrolysis of esters, amides and alkyl halides. It is also used as an industrial cleaning agent, an additive in drilling mud to increase alkalinity in bentonite in petroleum industry and as a powerful degreaser on stainless steel and glass bakeware. It is utilized in the Maxam-Gilbert DNA sequencing technique, chocolate and cocoa processing, soft drink processing, caramel coloring production and for thickening ice cream. It is often used to neutralize acids and prepare sodium salts of reagents. It forms a solution with sodium dodecyl sulfate and plays an important role for the decontamination of mycobacteria.

Solubility
Soluble in water, methanol, glycerol and ethanol. Insoluble in acetone and ether.

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

1310-73-2
40
UN1823
Sodium hydroxide
NaOH
MFCD00003548
14,8627

Specifications

Pellet
1310-73-2
14
1390°C
Odorless
318°C
Sodium hydroxide
40
NaOH
500g
UN1823
14,8627
MFCD00003548
98%

Safety and Handling

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

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.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: SODIUM HYDROXIDE, SOLID

RTECSNumber : WB4900000

TSCA : TSCA