Applications and Uses of Sodium Hydroxide

Sodium Hydroxide E524 can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Sodium hydroxide, also called caustic soda, can be used in steps for peeling fruits and vegetables, processing cocoa and chocolate, thickening of ice cream, poultry scalding and soda processing.

Sodium Hydroxide E524 (Caustic Soda) uses as follows:

In Food Production

Sodium Hydroxide E524 can be used in food used as neutralization, peeling, bleaching, deodorization, detoxification, and/or detergent agent.

In Beverage

Sodium Hydroxide E524 can be used in beverage to adjust PH.

In Pharmaceutical

Sodium Hydroxide E524 can be used as PH regulator, intermediate in Pharmaceutical.

In Health and Personal care

Sodium Hydroxide E524 can be used in the formulation of bath products, cleansing products, fragrances, foot powders, hair dyes and colors, makeup, nail products, personal cleanliness products, shampoos, shaving products, depilatories, skin care products, and suntan products. Sodium and Calcium Hydroxide are also used in hair straighteners and hair wave sets.

Sodium Hydroxide is used to control the pH of cosmetics and personal care products. Magnesium Hydroxide is also used as an absorbant.

In Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry feed

Sodium Hydroxide E524 can be used in Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry feed.

In Other Industries

Sodium hydroxide E524 is used in drain and oven cleaners, chemical manufacturing, oil refining, hydraulic fracturing, water treatment and metal processing. It is also commonly used in the manufacture of fabric, plastic wrap, paper and soap.