Alfa Aesar™ Sodium hydroxide, pearl, 97%
Sodium hydroxide, pearl is an important inorganic chemical used in various industries worldwide. In the paper industry, it is utilized in pulping and bleaching processes. It plays an important role in aluminum etching, chemical analysis and in paint strippers. It is an active component in a wide range of domestic products such as pipe and drain cleaners, oven cleaners and in home-cleaning products. Other uses include cleaning of fats, cleaning of equipment, ion exchange resin regeneration, pH control, degreasing agent for cleaning metal surface, de-enameling and scrubbing of off-gases.
Soluble in water, methanol, glycerol and ethanol. Insoluble in acetone and ether.
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.
|Chemical Name or Material||Sodium hydroxide, pearl|
GHS H Statement
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
GHS P Statement
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.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: SODIUM HYDROXIDE, SOLID
RTECSNumber : WB4900000
TSCA : TSCA