Also known as sodium hydroxide, and used to make paper, textiles and detergents. Also used in the oil industry to prepare water-based perforation sludge and in household use to unblock drainage pipes in kitchens and bathrooms, among other uses.
Organic compounds presented as a gas in its basic form. Its known form, however, is liquid (mixture of gas and water) and it is used as an embalming fluid and for preserving fabric samples. It is also used as an antibacterial disinfectant, as a basic ingredient in products for treating wood and fabric, and in the production of building materials.