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.
|Solubility Information||Soluble in water,methanol,glycerol and ethanol. Insoluble in acetone and ether.|
|Sensitivity||Air sensitive; Hygroscopic|
|Chemical Name or Material||Sodium hydroxide, pearl|
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GHS H Statement
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: SODIUM HYDROXIDE, SOLID
EINECSNumber : 215-185-5
RTECSNumber : WB4900000
TSCA : Yes
Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures; Store under Argon