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Sodium Hydroxide, Pellet, AR® (ACS)

Synonyms: Caustic sodaLyeSoda lyeSodium hydrate

7708-28 7708-06 7708-12 7708-88 7708-10 7708-20
AR—The standard Macron Fine Chemicals™ grade of analytical reagents; suitable for laboratory and general use. If the reagent also meets the requirements of the American Chemical Society Committee on Analytical Reagents, it will be denoted as an AR (ACS) reagent. 

Formula: NaOH
MW: 40 g/mol
Boiling Pt: 1390 °C (1013 hPa)
Melting Pt: 323 °C
Density: 2,13 g/cm³ (20 °C)
Storage Temperature: Ambient
MDL Number: MFCD00003548
CAS Number: 1310-73-2
EINECS: 215-185-5
UN: 1823
REACH: 01-2119457892-27
Merck Index: 14,08627
Specification Test Results
Assay (NaOH) (by acidimetry) Min. 98 %
Identification Passes Test
Calcium (Ca) Max. 0.005 %
Chloride (Cl) Max. 0.001 %
Copper (Cu) Max. 0.001 %
Heavy Metals (as Ag) Max. 0.001 %
Insoluble Matter Max. 0.003 %
Iron (Fe) Max. 0.0003 %
Magnesium (Mg) Max. 0.002 %
Mercury (Hg) Max. 0.1 ppm
Nickel (Ni) Max. 0.0005 %
Nitrogen Compounds (as N) Max. 0.0003 %
Phosphate (PO₄) Max. 0.0002 %
Potassium (K) Max. 0.01 %
Sodium Carbonate (Na₂CO₃) Max. 0.4 %
Sulfate (SO₄) Max. 0.0005 %
Magnesium (Mg) <= 0.002 %
pH of 0.1M Solution at 25°C 9.0 - 9.4
Mercury (Hg) <= 0.1 ppm
Water (H₂O), For Information Only
Nickel (Ni) <= 0.0005 %
Nitrogen Compounds (as N) <= 0.0003 %
Phosphate (PO₄) <= 0.0002 %
Potassium (K) <= 0.01 %
Sodium Carbonate (Na₂CO₃) <= 0.4 %
Sulfate (SO₄) <= 0.0005 %



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500 g Mall POLYSTORMOR 7708-10 MK7708-10 Case of 12 (500 g) Retrieving Restricted
Each(500g) Retrieving Restricted
1 kg Mall POLYSTORMOR 7708-12 MK770812 Case of 6 (1 kg) Retrieving Restricted
Each(1kg) Retrieving Restricted
2.5 kg Poly Bottle 7708-06 MK770806 Case of 4 (2,500 ,g) Retrieving Restricted
Each(2,500,g) Retrieving Restricted
12 kg Poly Pail 7708-88 MK770888 Each (12kg) Retrieving Restricted
12 kg Mall STAKMOR Case 7708-20 MK770820 Each (12kg) Retrieving Restricted
25 kg Poly Pail 7708-28 MK770828 Each (25kg) Retrieving Restricted
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