Common Bases and Their Uses

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aluminum hydroxide

color-fast fabrics, antacid, water purification, sticky gel that collects suspended clay and dirt particles on its surface

calcium hydroxide

leather-making, mortar and plaster, lessen acidity of soil, called caustic lime

magnesium hydroxide

laxative, antacid, called milk of magnesia when in water

sodium hydroxide

to make soap, oven cleaner, drain cleaner, textiles, paper, called lye and caustic soda; generates heat (exothermic) when combined with water, reacts with metals to form hydrogen

ammonia

cleaners, fertilizer, to make rayon and nylon, irritating odor that is damaging to nasal passages and lungs

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