Note: This is a typical
short MSDS for Caustic Soda Flakes. This document is provided as
is and is for information purposes only.
Country of Origin: China
name: Sodium Hydroxide
May cause burns to the eyes, skin, respiratory and gastrointestinal
tract including permanent eye damage
- Inhalation: can produce burns.
- Eyes: may cause burns and tissue destruction.May cause permanent
- Skin: may cause burns and tissue destruction (some not immediately
- Ingestion: may cause burns and tissue destruction.
First Aid Measures
Rinse eyes with a flow of water for at least
minutes holding eyelids apart to ensure complete irrigation
of all eye and lid tissues. Washing eyes within several seconds
of exposure is
essential to achieve maximum effectiveness. Seek medical advise
Rinse contaminated areas with water as soon as possible. Remove
clothing and footwear. Wash contaminated areas with plenty
and water. Seek medical advise
Move to fresh air. If not possible try
provide fresh air by ventilation. If breathing is difficult,
trained person administer oxygen. If respiration or pulse has
stopped, administer Basic Life Support and
call for emergency services immediately.
do not induce vomiting. Give large quantities of water. (If possible,
give several glasses of milk.) If vomiting occurs
spontaneously, keep airway clear and give more water or milk.
Seek medical advise
Storage nad Handling
Keep in tightly closed and properly labeled containers.
Do not store in aluminum container or use aluminum fittings as
flammable hydrogen gas can be produced.
Use in the areas with adequate ventilation.
Avoid breathing dust and wear personal protective clothing and
Other Safety measures
- Fire: nonflammable
- Explosion: non-explosive
- Extinguishing: do not use water
- Environmental hazard: hazardous to