161519

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Sodium metabisulfite

reagent grade, 97%

Synonym(s):
Sodium disulfite, Sodium pyrosulfite
Linear Formula:
Na2S2O5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
190.11
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.55
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Quality Level

grade

reagent grade

assay

97%

form

powder or crystals

pH

4.5 (20 °C, 50 g/L)

mp

>300 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: soluble 650 g/L at 20 °C

SMILES string

Na+.Na+.O-S(=O)S(O-)(=O)=O

InChI

1S/2Na.H2O5S2/c;;1-6(2)7(3,4)5/h;;(H,1,2)(H,3,4,5)/q2*+1;/p-2

InChI key

HRZFUMHJMZEROT-UHFFFAOYSA-L

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General description

Sodium metabisulfite (MBS, Sodium disulfite) is the sodium salt of disulphurous (pyrosulfurous) acid. It is also commonly added to various food products and wines as a preservative.

Application

Sodium metabisulfite may be used to initiate the cross-linking of polybutadiene by free radical polymerization. It may be used to prevent the oxidation (as antioxidant) during the preparation of stock solutions of 6-hydroxydopamine (6-OHDA) and 6-OHDA HBr in various studies.

Packaging

500 g in poly bottle
2.5 kg in poly bottle

Pictograms

CorrosionExclamation mark

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Supp Hazards

EUH031

Hazard Codes

Xn

Risk Statement

22-31-41-52

Safety Statement

26-39-46

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Zhiliang Cheng et al.
Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 24(15), 8169-8173 (2008-06-24)
The ability of chelated Gd to serve as an effective magnetic resonance (MR) contrast agent largely depends on fast exchange rates between the Gd-bound water molecules and the surrounding bulk water. Because water diffuses slowly across lipid bilayers, liposomes with...
W Wright et al.
The American review of respiratory disease, 141(6), 1400-1404 (1990-06-01)
Sodium metabisulfite (MBS) is used as a preservative in food and wine and frequently triggers attacks of asthma. To determine the characteristics of responses to inhaled MBS, 30 asthmatic subjects and 16 nonasthmatic subjects inhaled MBS, in concentrations of 6.2...
Laurie H L Sellings et al.
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 23(15), 6295-6303 (2003-07-18)
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