Sodium hydroxide (NaOH)

Substance: sodium hydroxide.

Also known as: caustic soda lye ascarite white caustic sodium hydrate

Chemspider article about sodium hydroxide

Wikipedia article about sodium hydroxide

Hazard information danger

Corrosive cat. 1

Hazard statements

  • May be corrosive to metals
  • Causes severe skin burns and eye damage

Precautionary statements

  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor/… [As modified by IV ATP]

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