Caustic Soda (NaOH)

As a leading purchaser and logistics provider of sodium hydroxide (NaOH), or caustic soda, TDC offers a wide range of services and support to our customers for their caustic soda demand.

What It’s Used For

Caustic soda, also known as sodium hydroxide, is one of the fundamental building blocks in many industrial operations with a multitude of common uses and applications. These applications include:

  • Alumina Extraction
  • Chemical Production
  • Food Processing
  • Ore Processing
  • Petroleum Gas Sweetening
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Plastics
  • Rayon and Cellophane
  • Renewable Fuels
  • Textiles
  • Water Treatment

How It’s Transported

Caustic soda is commonly shipped in tank trucks, tank cars, and barges.  We utilize a geographically diverse portfolio of terminal sites to support the transportation of caustic soda to our customers.

How It’s Made

Caustic soda, produced by third parties, can be manufactured through the electrolysis of sodium chloride resulting in equal parts chlorine and caustic soda. This process is commonly referred to as the chlor-alkali electrolysis process.

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SDS / TDS / Product Documents

Access technical data for all of our caustic soda products by downloading the associated Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and details in the Technical Data Sheet (TDS).

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