Sodium Hydroxide – 5kg

$34.00 inc. GST

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Caustic Soda or Lye, is a very versatile ingredient and has a great many uses, including:

  • Soap – making – when reacted with vegetable oils or animal fats
  • Personal care products – to adjust pH
  • Hair relaxers – combined with detergents
  • Aluminium etching
  • Brewery cleaners – combined with detergents
  • Paint stripping
  • Paper making
  • Dyeing – to adjust pH
  • Tanning – to remove hair from hides and to adjust pH
  • Household surface cleansers – combined with detergents
  • Oven cleaners
  • Drain cleaning – use straight
  • Chemical reactions
  • Biodiesel production
  • Extraction processes
  • Water treatment

Safety Information

Caution – Sodium Hydroxide is highly corrosive. Keep out of the reach of children.
Avoid all contact with skin and eyes, wearing chemical resistant gloves, eye protection, long sleeved shirt and pants when handling. Store tightly closed in the original packaging. Store away from oxidizing agents, reducing agents, metals, acids, alkalis and moisture.

4 in stock (can be backordered)