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S5881

Sigma-Aldrich

Sodium hydroxide

reagent grade, ≥98%, pellets (anhydrous)

Synonym(s):
‘Caustic soda’
Linear Formula:
NaOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
40.00
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

reagent grade

vapor density

>1 (vs air)

vapor pressure

<18 mmHg ( 20 °C)
3 mmHg ( 37 °C)

assay

≥98%

form

pellets (anhydrous)

application(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

≤1.0% sodium carbonate

mp

318 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: soluble 1260 g/L at 20 °C

density

2.13 g/cm3 at 20 °C

SMILES string

[OH-].[Na+]

InChI

1S/Na.H2O/h;1H2/q+1;/p-1

InChI key

HEMHJVSKTPXQMS-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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Application

  • Sodium hydroxide has been used in the staining procedure of cells.
  • It has been used in the procedure of decellularizing human amniotic membrane for cell culture.
  • It has been used for chemical inactivation of fluorophores in immunostained cells.

Packaging

500 g in poly bottle
1, 6×1 kg in poly bottle
5 kg in poly drum
Bulk packages

pictograms

Corrosion

signalword

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Met. Corr. 1 - Skin Corr. 1A

Storage Class Code

8B - Non-combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point F

Not applicable

Flash Point C

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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