Caustic soda flakes is obtained from sodium hydroxde-technical grade, by electrolytic process.
It is a solid white, hygroscopic, odorless saubstance.
Caustic soda solid easily dissolves in water, with heat release. The product is soluble in methyl and ethyl alcohols.
Sodium hydroxide is a strong electrolyte (completely ionized both in crystalline and solution states).
Sodium hydroxide is not volatile, but it rises easily in air as aerosols. It is insoluble in ethyl ether.
Petroleum industry (petroleum products refining)
Chemical industry (dyes, water treatment);
Pulp and paper industry (wood treatment);
Metallurgy industry (alumina);
Soap and detergents industry.
As a class 8 corrosive substances, due to its corrosivity,
Careful storage and safety in production are needed,
Such as personnel has to wear protective equipment during the procedure of handling and storage.
Caustic Soda solution is a corrosive product.
Before handling and using of product, the personnel must be aware of the dangers implied.