Caustic Flakes 25kg BAG
Caustic soda is the common name for sodium hydroxide.
It is generally known as caustic, caustic soda, caustic soda pearls, and sodium hydroxide.
It is one of the strongest known alkali (water-soluble base). The chemical formula of caustic soda is NaOH. It is a white solid comprising sodium cations (Na+) and hydroxide anions (OH–).
Caustic soda is highly alkaline and it can deform protein structures and burn chemicals. The enthalpy of its hydrolysis reaction is exothermic because of which, it has hygroscopic properties. It is usually used to absorb moisture and carbon dioxide during the combustion analysis of organic compounds.
Caustic soda has a variety of uses due to its corrosive nature. It has a wide range of common uses and industrial applications to produce several chemical compounds.
Caustic soda is commonly used for:
- Acid-base titration
- Salt spray testing
- Cleaning purposes
- Drain opener
- Paint remover
- pH control of the solution
- Esterification and transesterficaiton
- Catalytic activities
- Drinking water treatment
- Tissue and protein digestion
- Experimental processes
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