Caustic Soda Flakes


Alternative (Trade) Names Sodium Hydroxide Flakes
HS code 28151110
Physical and Chemical Properties
Chemical Formula NaOH
Purity 99%
Appearance White Flake
Specific Gravity 2.1
Solubility In Water (20 °C) Soluble
pH(1% Water Solution) 12.0 or more


Caustic Soda Flake or Sodium Hydroxide with the chemical formula of NaOH, is a solid, white substance with a boiling Point at 1388 °C and Gravity (density) of 2.13. This substance is produced from the evaporation of Caustic Soda Liquid. It is also produced in the form of Caustic Soda Powder, but the most popular type of solid caustic soda is in the form of Caustic Soda Flakes.

TEAM Company produces Caustic Soda Flakes in Iran, using the latest technology in the world and its experience in petrochemical industry. Team offers its products with the highest quality, competitive prices and dedicated shipping methods. One of the most important competitive advantages of Caustic Soda Flakes in Iran by TEAM Co. is the elimination of mercury impurities and heavy metals. This quality is achieved by using modern laboratories and performing accurate tests.

What is Caustic Soda Flakes?

Caustic Soda Flakes is a type of alkaline salt and has many applications in various industrial and non-industrial sectors. Peach soda, along with some acids, has the highest consumption among chemicals and is about 60 million tons per year, which is produced under the name of Sodium Hydroxide. Caustic Soda Flakes is white and odorless and is offered in the form of flakes or powder. This chemical is highly soluble in water and has less solubility in Ethanol and Methanol but does not dissolve in Ether and other non-polar solutions. Caustic Soda Flake is corrosive and non-flammable with concentration of 99%.

Caustic Soda Flakes


Applications of Caustic Soda Flakes include Sodium Sulfide production, oil industry, detergent, paper, health, ceramics, alcohol, leather, automobile industry. It is also used for cotton factories for bleaching, wastewater and sewage control, degreasing, dyeing, water purification, acid neutralization in battery making, as a bleaching and lubricating agent in textiles.

Caustic Soda Flakes in Paper and Pulp

The most common use of Caustic Soda Flakes worldwide is  in the paper industry. It is used with 99% purity in the processes of pulp production, bleaching of pulp produced and removal of ink from recycled paper.

Caustic Soda Flakes uses in food industry

In the food industry, Caustic Soda Flakes is used to wash fruits and vegetables, produce chocolate and cocoa, caramel dyes and ice cream. It is used as an antibacterial in cans in the olive production process to remove bitterness. Other application of Caustic Soda Flakes is in the beverage industry to produce milk, sugar and oil.Sodium Hydroxide Applications in Soap and Detergent Another important use of Caustic Soda Flakes is in the detergent industry. It is used in these industries to make soap, process to converts fats, foundations, and vegetable oils into soap. In this industry, Sodium Hydroxide is added to water and after heating, it is used to clean equipment and tanks. Another application of Caustic Soda is used to produce bleach. Bleaching agents have many industrial and domestic applications such as degreasing and controlling mold and mildew. Caustic Soda Flakes

Sodium Hydroxide Applications in Water Refinery

Caustic Soda Flakes is also used to raise the pH of water. Increasing the pH of water is to reduce the amount of lead, copper and toxic metals that can be dissolved in drinking water. Other uses of Caustic Soda Metal industry and manufacturing of glass, zinc and plating Pharmaceutical industry, cosmetics Textile and dyeing industry Gas and petrochemical industries Drilling mud Biodiesel Aluminum Tissue digestion Cellulose material calibration


  • Sample Quantity: 250 gram
  • Sample Package: 3 Layer Plastic Bag, Keep Tightly Closed
  • Sampling method: Refer to QP-02-02 procedure

Safety tips

The substance may be toxic to mucous membranes, upper respiratory tract, skin, eyes. Repeated or prolonged exposure to the substance can produce target organs damage. Repeated exposure of the eyes to a low level of dust can produce eye irritation. Repeated skin exposure can produce local skin destruction, or dermatitis. Repeated inhalation of dust can produce varying degree of respiratory irritation or lung damage.


Put on appropriate personal protective equipment Avoid dust information Do not breathe dust. Use only in well ventilated area. For more information please refer to Caustic Soda Flakes Material Safety Datasheet.