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901915

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Sodium hydroxide

anhydrous, free-flowing, Redi-Dri, reagent grade, ≥98%, pellets

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

grade

anhydrous
reagent grade

vapor density

>1 (vs air)

vapor pressure

<18 mmHg ( 20 °C)
3 mmHg ( 37 °C)

product line

Redi-Dri

assay

≥98%

form

pellets

quality

free-flowing

impurities

≤1.0% sodium carbonate

pH

14 (20 °C, 50 g/L)

mp

318 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: soluble 1260 g/L 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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General description

Redi-Dri technology eliminates clumping and the need for complicated procedures to keep your salts free-flowing. Keeping your salts dry helps improve your results by giving accurate measurements and easier-to-handle salts and buffers. Rather than drying your salts in an oven or desiccator or breaking them apart manually, Redi-Dri ensures that your salts will remain easy-to-use for months without worrying about anti-caking agents. Even after repeated openings you can be assured that your results are always accurate. Redi-Dri saves you time, energy and money by keeping your salts usable for longer!

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.

Features and Benefits

  • Increased efficiency – Eliminate time and effort of loosening hardened powders
  • Safety – Avoid risks of using tools of force to break up clumps
  • Economy – Faster preparation and solvation increase productivity and reduce costs
  • Assured quality – Excellent, expert-tested quality with no anti-caking agents
  • Flexible volumes – Available from research amounts to scale-up quantities

Packaging

Bulk packages

Legal Information

Redi-Dri is a trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Pictograms

Corrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

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

Storage Class Code

8B - Non-combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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