Health protection – guidance

Sodium hydroxide: properties and incident management

Information on sodium hydroxide (caustic soda), for use in responding to chemical incidents.

Documents

Sodium hydroxide: general information

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Sodium hydroxide: incident management

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Detail

These documents provide guidance on sodium hydroxide also known as caustic soda. They include information on:

  • its properties and uses
  • the risks to health following exposure
  • responding to chemical incident