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Sodium Hydroxide NaOH (Caustic) - Commercial Grade

Sodium Hydroxide NaOH (Caustic) - Commercial Grade

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Includes VAT & Free Delivery to UK Customers
20.00 KGS
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£98.40 (Inc. VAT)
£82.00 (Ex. VAT)

Sodium Hydroxide / NaOH Pearl / Caustic

Sodium Hydroxide Pearl Grade in Standard grade Lye / Sodium Hydroxide / NaOH.  Sodium hydroxide, also known as lye and caustic soda, is an inorganic compound with formula NaOH. It is a white solid, a salt (ionic compound), consisting of sodium cations Na+ and hydroxide anions OH−. Sodium hydroxide is a highly caustic base and alkali, that decomposes proteins at ordinary ambient temperatures and may cause severe chemical burns. It is highly soluble in water and readily absorbs moisture and carbon dioxide from the air.

Specification of Sodium Hydroxide Formula

  • Product Caustic Soda Prills
  • Size 0.25 - 1.3mm diameter
  • Appearance White deliquescent spheres
  • NaOH Min (On Dry Basis)
  • NaCl 0.022% weight (max)
  • Na2CO3 0.94% weight (max)
  • Na2SO4 0.038% weight (max)
  • Fe 5 ppm weight (max)
  • Ni pic-up 3 ppm weight (max)

Uses of Sodium Hydroxide / Caustic

  • Cleaning agent - Caustic Soda is frequently used for cleaning in both industrial and domestic environments, once added to water it can dissolve grease, oils, fats and protein based deposits, making it very useful for cleaning ovens and clearing blocked drains.
  • Soap Making - Caustic Soda is used in the making of soap and is often referred to as Lye.
  • Biodiesel  austic soda is used for the manufacture of biodiesel, caustic soda is used as a catalyst for the transesterification of methanol and trigcerides.
  • Chemical Pulping - Caustic Soda is used in the pulping of wood to manufacture paper or regenerated fibers.

Free Shipping Information for UK Customers

Carriage to a UK Mainland address and VAT is already included in the price.  Some types of chemicals are classified as hazardous and as such will be sent on a overnight carrier.  A signature will be required on delivery.  Once your order has been placed and the product has been shipped, you will be sent an email and text message with the tracking information included which will allow you to track the item and adjust if required.


4 Reviews
  • 5
    Sodium’ Hydroxide

    Posted by Brian on 30th Sep 2020

    Excellent service - prompt next day delivery. Highly recommended

  • 5
    Quick delivery

    Posted by on 7th Jan 2020

    Great product quick delivery

  • 5
    Sodium Hydroxide

    Posted by James on 12th Nov 2019

    Excellent product. Excellent value. Excellent service. Item arrived well packed and as described.

  • 5
    1st Class Service

    Posted by Simon on 5th Mar 2019

    Ordered 20kg Caustic Soda Micropearls received in well packaged box. First class service received. Would re order in the future.

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