Caustic Soda Price Trends

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Procurement Resource provides prices of Caustic Soda for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa

About Caustic Soda:

At room temperature, Caustic Soda is known to be a white crystalline odourless solid that is synthetically manufactured. It is an inorganic compound  with the ability to absorb moisture and carbon dioxide from the air. When miscible in water or neutralised with acid, it liberates substantial heat, that may be ample to ignite combustible materials. As Caustic Soda is corrosive in nature, It is generally utilised as a solid or a 50% solution. 

Chemical Formula of Caustic Soda:

  • NaOH

Synonyms:    

  • 1310-73-2
  • Sodium hydroxide
  • Sodium oxidanide
  • Sodium hydrate
  • Lye
  • Ascarite
  • White caustic

Molecular Weight

  • 39.997 g/mol

Industrial Uses

  • Strong base
  • Pulp and paper
  • Alumina
  • Soap and detergents
  • Petroleum products
  • Esterification and transesterification reagent
  • Textiles
  • Food preparation
  • Cleaning agent
  • Chemical synthesis
  • Water treatment
  • Metal processing
  • Mining
  • Glass making 

Production Processes:     

  • Production of Caustic Soda via Lime Soda Process; and via Chlor-Alkali Process

To produce Caustic Soda from lime soda process, a weak liquor through a filter and soda ash are collected in the dissolving tank where they are converted into an intermediate milk of lime in the presence of hot water, cauticisers and thickeners. This results in the formation of dilute Caustic Soda, which is further filtered. 

Procurement Resource also provides the production cost analysis of Caustic Soda.

Supplier Database

  • Akzo Nobel NV
  • Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OxyChem)
  • Arkema Group
  • Covestro AG 
  • Tata Chemicals Limited
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • Shin-Etsu Chemicals Co. Ltd
  • Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC)
  • Solvay SA

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Methodology

The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).

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