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 sodium hydroxide - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
SODIUM HYDROXIDE [sodium hydroxide] chemical compound, NaOH, a white crystalline substance that readily absorbs carbon dioxide and moisture from the air.
Small amounts of sodium hydroxide are produced by the soda-lime process in which a concentrated solution of sodium carbonate (soda) is reacted with calcium hydroxide (slaked lime); calcium carbonate precipitates, leaving a sodium hydroxide solution.
Corrosive sodium hydroxide spills at Stockton, Calif., Heinz cannery.
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 AllRefer.com - sodium hydroxide, Compound & Element (Compounds And Elements) - Encyclopedia
sodium hydroxide, chemical compound, NaOH, a white crystalline substance that readily absorbs carbon dioxide and moisture from the air.
Commonly known as caustic soda, lye, or sodium hydrate, it is available commercially in various solid forms, e.g., pellets, sticks, or chips, and in water solutions of various concentrations; both solid and liquid forms vary in purity.
The major use of sodium hydroxide is as a chemical and in the manufacture of other chemicals; because it is inexpensive, it is widely used wherever a strong base is needed.
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 Sodium Hydroxide
Many of the lower sodium salts use Potassium Chloride as a "similar tasting" filler.
The sodium free salt replacements are almost always Potassium Chloride - but to me the full sodium free stuff tastes more like freezer burn than like salt.
Sodium dihydrogen phosphate is used in the manufacture of sodium phosphate, the production of
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 Dr. Koop - Sodium hydroxide poisoning
Home > Health Reference > Sodium hydroxide poisoning
This poisoning is from an overdose of sodium hydroxide.
You should promptly seek professional medical care if you have any concern about your health, and you should always consult your physician before starting a fitness regimen.
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