Caustic soda lye

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Chlor Alkali

Solutions of sodium hydroxide in water with concentrations varying from 20 to 50 % w/w. It can be used in water treatment and water purification, as cleaning agent, or a wide range of uses in chemical industry like starch production or for the desulphurization in the petrochemical industry.

  • Product name

    Caustic soda lye
  • Brand

    Nouryon
  • Chemical family

    Chlor Alkali
  • CAS number

    1310-73-2
  • Physical form

    Liquid
  • Regional availability

    Global
  • Chemical name

    Sodium hydroxide
  • Molecular Weight

    40.00
  • ProductActualproduct

    20 to 50 % w/w
  • Applications

    Caustic soda lye can be used in the following industries: aluminium-, automotive-, building-, chemical-, food & beverage-, leather-, metal-, pulp & paper-, wood & furniture, surfactants & soap, textile and pharmaceutical. Additionally it is used in cellulose gum, farming, fat and oil factories, gasworks, mining, natural adhesive and gelatine factories, oil production and refining and (waste) water treatment.

Market Segments

Industries

Functions

  • Alkaline Cleaners and Degreasers,
  • Neutralizer,
  • pH Control,
  • Pulp and paper production,
  • Pulp Bleaching,
  • Raw material for bleaching,
  • Intermediate,
  • Softener,
  • Textile Auxiliary,
  • Water Softener,
  • Water treatment,
  • Bleaching Agent,
  • Caustic Lye,
  • Caustic Soda Lye,
  • Caustic Stable Cleaner,
  • Chemical Reagent,
  • Degreaser,
  • Disinfectant,
  • Electro Polishing,
  • Etching Agent,
  • Food Industry Cleaning,
  • All Purpose Cleaner,
  • Soaps,
  • Solvent,
  • Stackgas purification

Applications

  • Aluminium industry,
  • Electropolishing,
  • Epoxies,
  • Farming,
  • Gasworks,
  • Household Detergents,
  • Shampoo,
  • Oil Production and Refining,
  • Organic Synthesis,
  • Paper,
  • Pharmaceutical,
  • Pickling Liquors,
  • Pigments,
  • Pulp and paper,
  • Automotive industry,
  • Biodiesel production,
  • Building,
  • Cellulose gum,
  • Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry,
  • Chemical Intermediates,
  • Cleaning,
  • Fat and Oil Industry,
  • Food and Beverage Industry