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What is sodium hydroxide?

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Erin Ballard

Sodium hydroxide is also known as lye and caustic soda. It is used in some soaps and cleaners.

Sodium hydroxide is a manufactured chemical. It is present in several domestic cleaning products.


Christine Williams

Sodium hydroxide is a white, noncombustible solid that absorbs moisture from the air. When the solid is in contact with water, it may generate sufficient heat to ignite combustible materials. The solid and its solutions are corrosive.


Hilda Clark

Sodium hydroxide (NaOH), also known as lye and caustic soda, is a caustic metallic base.

Sodium hydroxide is a manufactured chemical. It is present in several domestic cleaning products.


Kevin Futrell

Sodium Hydroxide: NaOH; Molecular Weight: 40.0 g/mol. Also referred to as lye, ascarite, caustic soda, soda ash, soda lye, [more]


Madonna Byrant

Sodium hydroxide is a white crystalline substance that readily absorbs carbon dioxide and moisture from the air.

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