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Bases – the chemical opposite of acids – are substances that have a pH level higher than 7. A solution is classified as a chemical base if it hydrolyzes completely; in this case, the base will have a pH closer to 14 (the upper end of the pH scale). While we typically associate burns with acidic solutions, concentrated bases can cause this kind of damage, as well. There is, however, a difference in nomenclature; a concentrated base is labeled as ‘caustic,’ whereas a concentrated acid is called ‘corrosive.’ A caustic basic solution is often referred to as a ‘caustic solution.’

Bases have a wide variety of applications in the laboratory setting. Chief amongst these applications is their being used as catalysts for chemical reactions. Qorpak’s available base solutions include Ammonium Hydroxide, Potassium Hydroxide, and Sodium Hydroxide. As is true of most of our product offerings, we offer various sizes and concentrations for your convenience.

Freight charges for chemicals will be added separately and may include additional "hazardous" charges.

Some carriers have regulations and limitations on acceptable products and may impose a surcharge on all items designated "hazardous". Qorpak sells chemical products only to qualified companies and ships to US addresses only. All orders are subject to and will be shipped according to federal regulations. Please contact our customer service department if you have any questions.


Qorpak is your Source for Lab Supplies, Glassware and Packaging

For over 30 years, Qorpak has provided packaging solutions and laboratory essentials to a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, educational, chemical, environmental, oil and gas, automotive, medical, and many more markets.

We are perhaps best known for our extensive collection of glass and plastic bottles & jars and our green thermoset closures - but we don't stop there. We carry jugs, metal containers, a complete line of lab glassware, gloves, scales & balances, pipets, paper containers - the list goes on and on!  Can't find what you are looking for on our website?  Give us a call at (800) 922-7558 on one of our packaging specialists will assist you in finding the right item for your needs.

Looking for more from your packaging?  Qorpak does more than provide packaging and lab supplies - we also provide specialty services! Specialized kit assembly, pre-cleaned containers and parts, bottle capping, specialized case pack configurations and labeling - we pride ourselves on our ability to thrill our customers with value added services.
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