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Lye MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Lye
Tree Number(s)
D01.045.250.400
D01.248.497.158.459.344
Unique ID
D008191
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008191
Annotation
a caustic
Scope Note
Generally speaking, it is the alkaline substance obtained from wood ashes by percolation. Preparations of lye can be solutions of either potassium or sodium hydroxide. The term lye, is also used to refer to the household product which is a mixture of sodium hydroxide and sodium carbonate.
Pharm Action
Caustics
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CAUSTICS 1975-90
Online Note
search CAUSTICS 1966-74
History Note
91(75); was see under CAUSTICS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/23
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