Pharmaceutical Grade Sodium Hydroxide Granules (Ph. Eur.)

Pharmaceutical Grade Sodium Hydroxide Granules (Ph. Eur.)
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Pharmaceutical grade sodium hydroxide granules (Ph. Eur.) - pharmaceutical grade caustic soda is a product that meets the stringent requirements of the European Pharmacopoeia. It is characterized by a low content of chlorides and iron. It is used in the production of medicines, antiseptics and, among others, salicylic acid.

Pharmaceutical Grade Sodium Hydroxide (Ph. Eur.) Granules - This is a strong inorganic base found in solid form. It shows strong hygroscopic properties. The product meets the quality requirements specified for pharmaceutical raw materials. It is used in the production of anti-influenza drugs, where it acts as a sodium carrier. Sodium hydroxide (Ph. Eur.) is used in the production of vitamin C (participates in the neutralization reaction). It is necessary for the production of antiseptics, e.g. iodoform.
Synonyms: Caustic soda, Sodium Hydroxide
Molar mass: 40.01 g/mol
Chemical formula: NaOH
Main ingredient content: > 97%
External appearance: white granules, strongly hygroscopic
Density: 2.130g/ cm3
Solubility in water at 20 °C: 1000 g/l
Carbonate content: < 0.5%
Chloride content: < 200 ppm
Sulfate content: < 200 ppm
Iron content: < 10ppm
Heavy metal content (Pb): < 20 ppm
Potassium content: < 0.1%
Arsenic content: < 3 ppm
Sodium content (Na): 54.0-59.8%
Hazard statements:
H290 May be corrosive to metals.
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

Precautionary statements:
P260 Do not breathe dust.
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P303 + P361 + P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin under running water or shower.
P305 + P351 + P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P310 Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
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