Caustic Soda Flakes
IUPAC Name: Sodium Hydroxide
Origin: Indonesia, India, China
Sodium hydroxide is a highly caustic base and alkali that decomposes proteins at ordinary ambient temperatures It is highly soluble in water, and readily absorbs moisture and carbon dioxide from the air. Sodium hydroxide is used in many industries: in the manufacture of pulp and paper, textiles, drinking water, soaps and detergents, and as a drain cleaner.