Sodium hydroxide, solid


Sodium hydroxide, also known as lye and caustic soda, is an inorganic compound with the formula NaOH. It is a white solid ionic compound consisting of sodium cations Na+ and hydroxide anions OH−. Sodium hydroxide is a highly caustic base and alkali that decomposes proteins at ordinary ambient temperatures and may cause severe chemical burns. It is highly soluble in water, and readily absorbs moisture and carbon dioxide from the air. It forms a series of hydrates NaOH·nH2O. Wikipedia

Substance Data

Source: TOXNET (HSDB, 23.05.2019)

CAS-Number

1310-73-2

Flash Point

n/a

Boiling Point

n/a

Emergency Response Guide No. 154

Data from the Hazardous Materials Table

Source: 49 CFR §172 (2018/07)

(3) Hazard Class

8
Corrosive liquids

(4) Identification number Help

UN 1823

(5) Packing Group Help

II

(6) Labels Help

Corrosive liquids (8)

(7) Special Provisions (§172.102) Help

×Note:
Special provisions may be very complex. The extracts are taken from 49 CFR §172.102. Please be careful with the information, as necessary, additional conditions may be applied that are not written here. Please check the original source and report bugs.
IB8
IP2
IP4
T3
TP33

(8) Packing Authorizations (§173.***) Help

(8A) Exceptions154see 49 CFR §173.154
(8B) Non-bulk212see 49 CFR §173.212
(8C) Bulk240see 49 CFR §173.240

(9) Quantity Limits Help

(9A) Passenger aircraft/rail15 kg
(9B) Cargo aircraft only50 kg

(10) Vessel stowage Help

(10A) Location
(10B) Other

Segregation Chart for Load, Transport, Storage

In this table a statement is contained for each hazard class whether the loading, transport or storage with other hazard classes is allowed, is not permitted or is restricted. The table is based on U.S.-Code 49 CFR §177.848.

red May not be loaded, transported, or stored together in the same transport vehicle or storage facility.
green Load, transport, storage together is not restricted.
yellow Load, transport, storage together is allowed under restrictions.