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SODIUM DI - ACETATE
Appearance :
  Sodium Di-Acetate is available as white crystals with an acetic acid odour, soluble in water, slightly soluble in alcohol insoluble in ether.
   
Commercial Information - Specification :
 
TECHNICAL GRADE
Appearance
White crystals
Sodium Acetate (as CH 3 COOH)
% mass min.
57.0 - 61.0
Acidity(as acetic acid)
% mass min.
39.0 - 42.0
Water
% mass max.
1.00
Arsenic (as As)
ppm max.
3
Heavy Metals (as lead)
ppm max.
10
Readily oxidisable substances
% mass max.
0.20

 

   
Applications :
 
Sodium Di-Acetate  is used in the following :- Buffer, mold inhibitor, souring agent, intermediate for acid salts, mordants, varnish hardners, anti tarnishing agents, sequestrant and as a preservative in foods.
   
Packing :
  Sodium Di-Acetate is supplied in poly lined Poly Ethylene bags of 25 kgs each.
   
Storage and Handling :
 
Sodium Di-Acetate is hygroscopic. It should be stored & handled in its original packages or in suitable sealed containers & kept in a clean dry place. Under normal conditions of use Sodium Acetate crystals does not present any undue health hazard. Precautions should be taken to prevent entry into the eyes & prolonged or repeated skin contact.
Exposure to the dust at high concentrations should be prevented by the provision of suitable ventilation.

   
Eye / Skin contact :
 

In the event of eye/skin contact occuring, immediately dose and rinse with copious quantities of clean water, holding the eye open. If necessary, obtain medical attention.