Caustic Soda Solution
Sodium Hydroxide solution is supplied as a 5M soluton, ready to use, for adjusting the buffer pH when making up laboratory buffer solutions. As a concentrate it is useful as a strong base to reduce volumes necessary when formulating solutions. 5M NaOH solution. O.2 micron filtered.
Molar mass: 39.997 g/mol
Density: 2.13 g/cm³
IUPAC ID: Sodium hydroxide
Melting point: 318 °C
Soluble in: Water, Methanol, Ethanol
Sodium Hydroxide (NaOH) is commonly used to clean lines after manufacturing runs by pharmaceutical companies.
NaOH is also present in many cleaning products including drain un-blocker, floor cleaner and oven cleaner, primarily due to the ability to dissolve fats.