What is Caustic Soda?
Caustic Soda is Sodium hydroxide. Sodium Hydroxide, well known chemical in the market is commonly present in white color with the name of Caustic Soda, lye, or sodium hydrate. Chemically it is written as NaOH, which stands for Sodium Hydroxide. It is highly corrosive and reactive. It can affect the human skin and can pinch ones eye. It can easily get dissolved in liquids like water, alcohol and glycerin. Mainly it is used in making detergents like Soap and Surf, in making paper, pulp, pharmaceutical industry, cocoa processing, mining industry, in textile industry for making fabrics etc.