Sodium Hydroxide 50% Solution, Lab/Technical Grade

Caustic Soda For Commercial And Industrial Purposes

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About Sodium Hydroxide 50% Solution, Lab/Technical Grade

Sodium Hydroxide is also known as lye and soda. Sodium Hydroxide is an inorganic chemical that appears as a white, corrosive, crystalline solid with hygroscopic nature. It's also called "caustic" because of its strong basic nature, which releases large amount of heat when combined with water or neutralized with an acid.

Technical Grade is utilized for commercial and industrial purposes, but it is not pure enough to be used in food, drugs, or medical applications. According to the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), Sodium Hydroxide can be used in food processing plants as a pH control agent. The Sodium Hydroxide, Technical Grade, 50% at Lab Alley can also be used in educational labs for everyday laboratory studies.

Common Uses and Applications

  • Reagent
  • Cleaning agent


  • Chemical
  • Industrial
  • Paper and Textile

Chemistry Table


Sodium Hydroxide 50% Solution, Lab/Technical Grade Specifications

pH 12
Density 2.13 g/cm³g
Boiling point 2,530°F (1,388°C)
Soluble in Water, Ethanol, Methanol

Safety and Shipping Information

DOT: Sodium Hydroxide, solution, 8, UN1824, PG II


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  • Approximately how many grams does you gallon of this weigh?

    The specific gravity = 1.52 
    So, 1L = 1.52Kg = 1520 grams 
    1Gal = 3.785L = 3.785 * 1.52Kg = 5.75Kg = 5750 grams