Sodium Hydroxide

What should you tell your community after a sodium hydroxide release?

While accidents are rare, it's important to properly handle sodium hydroxide as well as be prepared for a potential release. CI's Sodium Hydroxide Release Fact Sheet is a tool to assist all member companies with community relations in the event of an accidental release.

Sodium Hydroxide Release Fact Sheet

The fact sheet includes:

  • Information on sodium hydroxide properties
  • Effects of exposure and what to do in the event of an exposure
  • Warning signs of a release
  • Recommended response
  • Recommended personal protective gear are included.

This fact sheet is not intended to contain all of the information you may need. For additional information, please refer to the manufacturer's Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).

For more information, please call your local emergency phone number for immediate medical attention: 911. You can also contact your Regional Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.