Caustic Soda

Leading Producer, Leading Solutions

As one of the world-leading producer of caustic soda, Dow offers more than just a quality product. We combine a century of experience with best in class production facilities and supply capabilities, so you can enjoy convenient delivery and multiple sourcing.

Essential to Everyday Life

Caustic soda, also known as sodium hydroxide, is an essential ingredient in the manufacture of an array of industrial and consumer applications, including paper, textiles, soaps and detergents, bleach, petroleum products, aluminum and more.

The Dow Advantage

  • Significant scale and reach – Dow’s nameplate capacity is 2.565 million tons of caustic soda
  • World-class manufacturing facilities in Europe and Latin America
  • History of operational excellence - More than 100 years of chlor-alkali experience
  • Excellent supply chain and logistics - Dow's terminals and production locations offer flexibility for caustic soda shipping, with the capability to transport caustic soda solution by land and sea.

A World-Class Product

Dow caustic soda is made to exacting specifications in modern production facilities with advanced process and analytical instrumentation. Each of Dow’s caustic soda manufacturing locations are ISO 9001:2008, 14001 and 50001 certified. These certifications mean that Dow not only meets rigid international standards for quality production methods, but that quality assurance systems are validated by regular external audits. Recently, our Caustic Soda manufacturing plant in Stade, Germany received ISO 22000 certification.