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Sodium acetate

Product group

Carboxylic acids and salts

Synonyms

Acetic acid sodium salt

IUPAC name

Sodium acetate

Appearance

Free flowing spherical granulate

Applications

Buffering agent in various industries (e.g. paper industry, cosmetic industry, petroleum industry); Textile industry: neutralisation of sulphuric acid; resist to aniline dyes; Leather industry: as a pickling agent in chrome tanning; Chemical industry: in the manufacture of diazo compounds; Rubber industry: to retard vulcanization of chloroprene

Other properties:

Solubility in water:

500 g/L (20°C)

Hygroscopic

Availability

Also available as Sodium acetate trihydrate (SAT)

CABB abbreviation

SAA

Chemical Structure:

"Sodium acetate

Formula:

C2H3NaO2

CAS-No.:

127-09-3

Molecular weight:

82.0 g/mol

EINECS No.:

204-823-8

 

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