Soda lye

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Related to Soda lye: caustic soda
a lye consisting essentially of a solution of sodium hydroxide, used in soap making.

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Sequentially, hydrochloric acid sales volume was higher 20 per cent while caustic soda lye volume increased 23 per cent.
This process generates chlorine and caustic soda lye as main products, and hydrogen.
The evidence further showed that NEW ENGLAND SHRIMP COMPANY and Randazzo used sodium hydroxide, also known as soda lye and caustic soda, to turn white and Black Tiger shrimp imported from China, Thailand and other countries into pink shrimp appearing to be from the Gulf of Mexico.