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S5881 Sigma-Aldrich

Sodium hydroxide

reagent grade, ≥98%, pellets (anhydrous)

Synonym: ‘Caustic soda’

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Properties

Related Categories Acids & Bases, Alkaline β-elimination, Bases, Chemical Deglycosylation, Chemical Synthesis,
Quality Level   200
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

Description

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

1, 6×1 kg in poly bottle

Bulk packages

5 kg in poly drum

500 g in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1823 8 / PGII
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
WB4900000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles

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