Where to Use Caustic Soda Flakes
Caustic soda flakes have a lot of usages in different industries as it is a very strong base aqueous solution.
Some of the main usages of Arax Chemistry caustic soda flakes are controlling PH, neutralizer of acids, removing gases, producing paper and pulp, petroleum industry (for removing acidic pollutant during processing gas and oil), sanctification and detergents, producing cellophane and artificial silk, water treatment, food process, removing gas from chimneys, mining, making glass, textile, vegetables disinfection, recovery of plastic, engraving and metalwork, process of aluminum production, glue preparation, decoloring, disinfectant material and health hazards.
Short Term Effects (fatal)
- Serious Corrosive Effects on eyes, skin, respiratory tract and digestive tract
- Inhaling it can cause Pulmonary edema
Long Term Effect in case of continuous contact:
- Cause dry, inflammation and crack on skin (Dermatitis)
- Cause esophageal cancer (as result of contacting digestion system)
First of all be sure that you are safe enough and you are using appropriate personal safety equipment like full protective clothing.
Then, take the infected person out of the exposure area and transfer them in a place with fresh air.
If they breathe hard, provide them with breathing support.
Avoid contacting skin with caustic soda flakes and if necessary wear special chemical suits. Take off the cloths of injured person and wash the affected area gently for about 60 minutes with plenty of warm, clean water. Transfer the injured person to a medical center to get emergency first aids.
Keep eyes open for 20 minutes and wash it with warm water then, call the emergency service.
Araxchemi is a great manufacturer of caustic soda flakes in Iran with two brands which are ARAX and SOKA.