Sodium Hydroxide is an inorganic compound and caustic metallic base and alkali salt. It typically comes in flakes, pellets, and granules. It is soluble in ethanol, water and methanol and is deliquescent, readily absorbing carbon dioxide and moisture in air. Sodium hydroxide is also known as caustic soda and used in industries typically as a strong chemical base in order to produce paper and pulp, as well as some detergents and drain cleaners.
|Identity A ( EP,BP)||Acc. To Requirements|
|Identity B (EP, BP)||Acc. To Requirements|
|Identity A (USP)||Acc. To Requirements|
|Appearance of solution (EP,BP)||Correlates to test.|
|Potassium (USP)||Correlates to test.|
|Insol. Subst. and org. matter NF||Correlates to test.|
|Assay (EP, BP)||%||97,0 -100,5|
|Assay (EP, BP)||%||95,0 - 100,5|
|Carbonate (EP/BP)||mg/kg||<= 20000|
|Carbonate (USP)||mg/kg||<= 30000|
|Heavy metals (as Pb)||mg/kg||<= 20|
|Bacterial endotoxines||IU/g||<= 5|
|TAMC 30 ° C (Total aerobic microbial count)||CFU/g||<= 50|
Shelf Life/Retest Date: Sodium Hydroxide CAS NO. 1310-73-2 can be kept for at least 3 years if stored in a cool and dry place.
Pack Sizes: 5 Kg