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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

SKU 02153495-CF
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Description

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

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

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)
Base Catalog Number 153495
Boiling Point greater than 266° F at 760 mm Hg (USCG, 1999)
CAS # 1310-73-2
Density 1.5 at 68° F (USCG, 1999)
EC Number 215-185-5
Format Pellets
Grade Anhydrous
Hazard Statements H314
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)
Purity ≥97%
RTECS Number WB4900000
Safety Symbol GHS05
Solubility 111 % (NIOSH, 2016)
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.
Vapor Pressure 0 mm Hg (approx) (NIOSH, 2016)