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Why sodium hydroxide called costic soda?

Why sodium hydroxide called costic soda?

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Sunil Kumar FP
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
8 years ago
sodium hydroxide is called caustic soda mainly in industries because of its cleaning properties.it is used as a cleansing agent in industries.

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Indu
47 Points
8 years ago
NaOH is called caustic soda because of its corrosive action.

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