What is Sodium Hydroxide

Sodium hydroxide is a caustic reagent that is used to neutralise acids and prepare sodium salts of reagents. It is widely used in a variety of applications and industries such as Pulp & Paper manufacturing and Water Treatment.

  • Synonyms: Caustic Soda
  • INCI: Sodium Hydroxide
  • Chemical Formula: NaOH
  • CAS Number: 1310-73-2

Product Specifications


Chemical Formula NaOH
CAS Number 1310-73-2
Molar Weight 39.997 g/mol
Specific Gravity 2.120
Melting Point 318 °C
Boiling Point 1,388 °C

Uses and Applications for Sodium Hydroxide


  • Pharma
  • Lubricants
  • Water Treatment
  • Oil & Gas
  • Cleaning
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Coatings & Construction
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Agriculture
  • Cosmetics
  • Solvents
  • Polymers
  • Rubber

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