The chemical formula for sodium hydroxide is NaOH. Na is the symbol for sodium and OH is the chemical formula for hydroxide, which is made up of one atom of oxygen, represented by O, and one atom of hydrogen, represented... More » Science Chemistry

Sodium hydroxide is a strong base with a 13.8 pKa value. Sodium hydroxide has a chemical formula of NaOH and is also referred to as lye or caustic soda. It is an organic compound and alkali salt. More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules

The pH of concentrated sodium hydroxide is 14. It is one of the most strongly basic substances that exists; however, it is rarely encountered in its fully concentrated form, and its pH in solution depends on its concentr... More » Science Chemistry Acids & Bases
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