Sodium Hydroxide – Product Overview

Sodium Hydroxide is an essential ingredient in an array of industrial applications. It is an odourless and colourless liquid. Sodium Hydroxide is a highly corrosive and reactive chemical. It can be irritating to the skin, eyes and gastrointestinal tract. Please see the health and safety data sheet attached for further information.

Standard Products available

ProductStrengthGradeShipment Size (tonnes)
Sodium Hydroxide50%Foodgrade15 to 27
Sodium Hydroxide47%Foodgrade15 to 27
Sodium Hydroxide30%Foodgrade15 to 25

Manufacture of Product

Sodium Hydroxide solution is typically produced in a Chloro-Alkali facility. Sodium Hydroxide supplied by Gouldings is manufactured using electrolysis utilising membrane cell technology. Salt in the form of brine is electrolysed to produce Sodium Hydroxide, Chlorine and Hydrogen.

Product Uses

Sodium Hydroxide’s primary applications are in the following industries

  • Paper and Pulp
  • Aluminium Production
  • Chemical cleaning products
  • Water Treatment
  • Textiles
  • Petroleum

Product Profile Sheets and Safety Data Sheets

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