Sodium Sulfite is a versatile chemical compound with numerous applications in various industries. With its strong reducing properties, it is commonly used in the production of paper, textiles, and water treatment. Additionally, it is an effective antioxidant, making it an ideal choice for preserving food and beverages. Trust in the expertise of Sodium Sulfite to enhance the quality and longevity of your products.
Other Names: Disodium sulfite
CAS Number: 7757-83-7
Chemical Formula: Na₂SO₃
Average Molar Mass: Approximately 126.04 g/mol
Density: Approximately 2.63 g/cm³ (anhydrous)
Appearance: White, crystalline powder or granules
Odor: Sulfurous, characteristic odor
Applications and Uses:
Commonly used as a reducing agent in various chemical processes.
Applied in the photographic industry for developing solutions.
Utilized in the water treatment industry for dechlorination.
Plays a role in the production of certain chemicals, including dyes and surfactants.
Used in the pulp and paper industry for bleaching processes.
Employed in the textile industry for desulfurization of fibers.
Functions as an antioxidant and preservative in certain food products.
Storage and Handling Guidelines:
Store in a cool, dry place.
Protect from moisture and incompatible substances.
Keep containers tightly closed.
Avoid contact with strong acids, oxidizing agents, and reducing agents.
Irritating to eyes and skin. Handle with care.
Use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).
Avoid inhalation of dust.
In case of contact, rinse thoroughly with water and seek medical attention if necessary.
Follow established safety protocols and guidelines.
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