Highly caustic metallic base and alkali salt. It is a white solid available in pellets, flakes, granules, and as a 50% saturated solution.
Other Known Names: sodium hydroxide, lye, ascarite, white caustic, sodium hydrate
Molecular Formula: NaOH
Applications: detergents, chemical peel
Molar Mass: 39.9971 g/mol
Appearance: White waxy Opaque Crystals
Density: 2.13 g/cm3
Melting Point: 318°C