Caustic Soda Flakes

Installed annual
production capacity (MT)
Technology Developed byDenora(Italy),AKCC(Japan)
Chem. FormulaNaOH (Sodium Hydroxide)
Molecular Weight40
Specifications – Average Chemical Analysis
NaOH97.0 ± 1 %
Na2CO31.0 % max.
NaCl0.04 % max.
NaClO30.02 % max.
Na2SO40.01 % max.
Iron20 ppm
Silica20 ppm
General Product Information
Caustic attacks any body tissue upon contact. The degree of injury depends upon the extent and duration of contact and the temperature and concentration of the caustic. Its corrosive action on tissues causes burns and deep ulcerations. Its contact with the eyes rapidly causes severe damage. Caustic solution is detectable by a slippery feeling like soapy water Toxic limits are TLV = 2 mg. / cubic meter of air.
Shelf Life: Long life if protected from air & moisture.
Product Handling and Safety Instruction
Immediately remove all contaminated clothing and equipment effected by the Caustic. Flush the exposed area thoroughly with a lot of water, followed by washing with a solution of 5 % ammonium chloride in water. If caustic contacts the eyes, they should be irrigated immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Hold the eyelids opened during irrigation. The eyes should then be washed with a dilute boric acid solution and wash the eye with water for an additional 15 minutes. A physician should be seen immediately after the eye is thoroughly washed.For personal protection, use face shields, gloves, gum-boots and protective suites. Caustic soda (Flakes) is packed in 25 kg polypropylene bag having polyethylene liner in it.