Caustic Soda

Caustic Soda is one of the most widely used chemicals in the industry. A solution of Sodium hydroxide (NaOH) in water, It is a strong base with a wide range of applications in different industries.

Worldwide, the major users of caustic soda are the aluminium industry, pulp & paper and the chemical industry. The main applications are water treatment and water purification, as cleaning agent, or a wide range of uses in chemical industry like starch production or for the desulphurization in the petrochemical industry.

Product Name Caustic Soda
CAS#13101-73-2
SynonymSodium Hydroxide, Soda Lye, Sodium Hydrate
Pack SizeNot available
Physical state and appearancePrills
ColourWhite
OdourOdourless
Vapour Pressure [hPa] 20°C 3.5 hPa
Flash point [°C] Not applicable
Final boiling point [°C]Not applicable
Auto-ignition temperature [°C]Not applicable
Explosions limits - lower [%]Not determined
Explosions limits - upper [%]Not determined
Density2.13 g/cm3
Solubility in water [g/100ml]420 g/l.