sodium hydroxide


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Synonyms for sodium hydroxide

a strongly alkaline caustic used in manufacturing soap and paper and aluminum and various sodium compounds

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Released sodium hydroxide can further cause ocular trauma.
In this study this change was estimated in terms of the amount of sodium hydroxide utilized in different dissolution processes.
Table 4 shows the effect of concentration of sodium hydroxide on the surface area of aluminium dross.
The first interesting results obtained in late 1970s withion exchange membrane separators which could operate in a life time about one year with sodium hydroxide concentration of 15-28 % in current density 2 KA/[m.
It is revealed that the splitting tendency of lyocell fibres increases with increasing sodium hydroxide concentration, in a sodium hydroxide treatment.
It can be that the sodium hydroxide was contained within the flame in a state of vapour or that particles removed from that body that augmented the illuminating power.
2004) which concluded after incubation NaOH treated straw with rumen fungi, dry matter losses were 38%, and 20% loss in the initial DM following sodium hydroxide treatment reported by Fahey et al.
Miss Fogg said sodium hydroxide forms a strong alkaline solution when mixed with water, which can be lethal to fish and other aquatic life, and that the River Derwent needed to be restocked with fish afterwards as the pollution had caused significant damage to river life.
Commercial grade sodium hydroxide in pallets form (97% -100% purity) and sodium silicate solution ([Na.
The bomb made from sodium hydroxide and paraffin and surrounded by nails would have created a huge fireball if it had gone off on Thursday.
More than 100 people were treated at hospitals in April after dangerous amounts of sodium hydroxide, or lye, poured into the municipal water system because of operator error.
Also known as sodium hypochlorite and sodium hydroxide, this common disinfectant, found in liquid bleach, drain cleaners and oven cleaners (combined with caustic lye), can burn skin and eyes and be fatal if swallowed.
Fire crews were sent to Citrine Road in Seacombe where the chemical, later found to be sodium hydroxide, or caustic soda, had been dumped.