Sodium Hydroxide

Sodium Hydroxide

Synonyms Caustic soda; Soda lye; Sodium hydrate

CAS Number: 1310-73-2 Molecular Formula: NaOH Molecular Weight: 39.997 g/mol

EC Number: 215-185-5 MDL Number: MFCD00003548

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Product Description

Sodium Hydroxide

Application Notes

Sodium hydroxide is used in Maxam-Gilbert DNA sequencing technique, in RNA gel blot procedure for simultaneous transfer and fixing of RNA to a positively charged nylon membrane & for decontamination of mycobacterial isolates. It is also used in a variety of largescale applications, such as pulp and paper manufacturing, the manufacture of soap and detergents, and water treatment.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Key Applications

Decontamination of mycobacterial isolates||Maxam-Gilbert DNA sequencing technique||In RNA gel blot

Specifications
SKU 02153495-CF
Alternate Names Caustic soda; Soda lye; Sodium hydrate
Application Notes Sodium hydroxide is used in Maxam-Gilbert DNA sequencing technique, in RNA gel blot procedure for simultaneous transfer and fixing of RNA to a positively charged nylon membrane & for decontamination of mycobacterial isolates. It is also used in a variety of largescale applications, such as pulp and paper manufacturing, the manufacture of soap and detergents, and water treatment.
Auto Ignition Not flammable (USCG, 1999)
Boiling Point greater than 266° F at 760 mm Hg (USCG, 1999)
Density 1.5 at 68° F (USCG, 1999)
EC Number 215-185-5
Format Pellets
Grade Anhydrous
Hazard Statements H314
Applications Decontamination of mycobacterial isolates||Maxam-Gilbert DNA sequencing technique||In RNA gel blot
MDL # MFCD00003548
Melting Point 604° F (USCG, 1999)
Molecular Formula NaOH
Molecular Weight 39.997 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Faceshields, full-face particle respirator, Gloves, respirator cartridge, respirator filter
pH Strongly alkaline (1 % solution)
Physical Appearance White Pellets
Product Families Description Sodium hydroxide
Product Overview Sodium Hydroxide
Purity ≥97%
RTECS Number WB4900000
Safety Symbol GHS05
Solubility 111 % (NIOSH, 2016)
Storage and Handling Room temperature; desiccate
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.
Vapor Pressure 0 mm Hg (approx) (NIOSH, 2016)