Sodium hydroxide, solution 1 M

Molecular formula:
Chemical compound:
sodium hydroxide
Common name
Other names:
lye, caustic soda

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Hazard information danger


  • Hazard statements
    • May be corrosive to metals.
    • Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
  • Precautionary statements
    • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
    • IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/ shower.
    • IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing.
    • IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing.