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Sodium hydroxide, EMPROVE®

Supplier: MilliporeSigma
Synonyms: Caustic sodaLyeSodium hydrateSoda lye

1.37020.9012 1.37020.5000
Sodium hydroxide pellets suitable for the biopharmaceutical production EMPROVE® bio Ph Eur, BP, JP, NF, ACS.

Certifications: According to EMEA/CHMP/SWP/4446/2000. Conforms to Ph Eur, BP, JP, NF, ACS.

Formula: NaOH
MW: 40 g/mol
MDL Number: MFCD00003548
CAS Number: 1310-73-2
UN: 1823
Specification Test Results
Synonyms Soda caustic
Grade Ph Eur,BP,JP,NF,ACS
Hill Formula HNaO
Chemical Formula NaOH
Molar Mass 40.00 g/mol
pH Value
Solubility 1090 g/l
Storage Store at 5 to 30 °C
Assay (Acidimetric, NaOH) ≥ 98.0%
Assay (Total Alkalinity calc. as NaOH) 98.0 - 100.5%
Identity Passes Test
Appearance of Solution Passes Test
Insoluble Substances and Organic Matter Passes Test
Carbonate (as Na2CO3) ≤0.5%
Chloride (Cl) ≤0.005%
Phosphat (PO4) ≤0.001%
Silicate (SiO2) ≤0.01%
Sulphate (SO4) ≤0.003%
Total nitrogen (N) ≤0.0005%
Heavy metals (as Ag) ≤0.002%
Heavy metals (as Pb) ≤0.0005%
Al (Aluminium) ≤0.001%
As (Arsenic) ≤0.0003%
Ca (Calcium) ≤0.005%
Cu (Copper) ≤0.0005%
Fe (Iron) ≤0.001%
Hg (Mercury) ≤0.00001%
K (Potassium) ≤0.02%
Mg (Magnesium) ≤0.002%
Ni (Nickel) ≤0.001%
Pb (Lead) ≤0.00005%
Zn (Zinc) ≤0.0025%
Residual solvents (Ph. Eur./USP/ICH) Excluded by manufacturing process
Endotoxins ≤2.5 I.U./g



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