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Liquid Caustic Soda (NaOH, Sodium Hydroxide, Lye)

Let Univar Solutions be the answer to all of your caustic soda needs.

Caustic soda is manufactured by the electrolysis of a sodium chloride (NaCl) solution.  Caustic soda is a co-product of this production along with chlorine and hydrogen.  Caustic soda solutions are colorless, and strongly alkaline.  Univar Solutions distributes caustic soda globally using a detailed supply chain model to minimize the cost of delivering the product to our customers.  Caustic soda liquid is available in multiple grades and strengths through our extensive terminal network.

Grades

  • Diaphragm – standard grade caustic
  • Membrane – high purity, low salt, and low iron
  • Mercury cell – specialty, limited-quantity grade

Strengths

  • 50% NaOH content is standard, and dilutions to a wide range of concentrations are available
  • Custom blends are available with a variety of additives

Packaging Available

  • Vessels
  • Barges
  • Tank cars
  • Tank trucks
  • MiniBulk systems
  • 275 gallon Totes
  • 55 gallon drums
  • 5 gallon pails

Applications

  • Acid neutralizer
  • Alkaline cleaners
  • Biofuels
  • Drain cleaner
  • Food processing
  • Metal cleaners
  • Oil well drilling fluids
  • Ore flotation
  • Petroleum refining
  • pH control
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Pulp & paper
  • Soap & detergents
  • Textile processing