799343

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Sodium metabisulfite

anhydrous, free-flowing, Redi-Dri, ReagentPlus®, ≥99%

Synonym(s):
Sodium disulfite, Sodium pyrosulfite
Linear Formula:
Na2S2O5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
190.11
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

grade

anhydrous

product line

ReagentPlus®
Redi-Dri

assay

≥99%

form

powder

quality

free-flowing

mp

>300 °C (lit.)

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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Packaging

1, 2.5 kg in poly bottle
500 g in poly bottle

Other Notes

As a solid, this product is sodium metabisulfite, Na2S2O5. Dissolved in water, it yields NaHSO3.

Legal Information

ReagentPlus is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC
Redi-Dri is a trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Pictograms

CorrosionExclamation mark

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Supp Hazards

EUH031

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
Rosie F Davies et al.
Clinics in dermatology, 29(3), 311-315 (2011-04-19)
Human skin is exposed to a large variety of cosmetic allergens. Most allergic contact dermatitis occurs after exposure to fragrance, preservatives, and hair dyes. Such reactions can often be occult. As a result, a high index of suspicion is needed...
Ivana Mara da Costa Machado Matos Carvalho et al.
Chemosphere, 82(7), 1056-1061 (2010-11-09)
Sodium metabisulfite is used in marine shrimp harvesting to prevent the occurrence of black spots. Shrimps are soaked in a sodium metabisulfite solution in ice, which is disposed of in sewages that run into marine canals, creating an environmental hazard....
Jeffrey N Hemenway et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical sciences, 101(9), 3305-3318 (2012-05-23)
A 2,4-dinitrophenylhydrazine (DNPH) precolumn derivatization high-performance liquid chromatography-ultraviolet detection (HPLC-UV) method was developed to quantify levels of formaldehyde and acetaldehyde in polyethylene glycol (PEG) solutions. Formic acid and acetic acid were quantified by HPLC-UV. Samples of neat and aqueous PEG...
Gisela Palma-Orozco et al.
Phytochemistry, 72(1), 82-88 (2010-11-23)
While a long shelf life for fruit products is highly desired, enzymatic browning is the main cause of quality loss in fruits and is therefore a main problem for the food industry. In this study polyphenol oxidase (PPO), the main...
Ceren Kencebay et al.
Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association, 52, 129-136 (2012-11-22)
We aimed at investigating the effects of sulfite-induced lipid peroxidation and apoptosis mediated by secretory phospholipase A2 (sPLA2) on somatosensory evoked potentials (SEP) alterations in rats. Thirty male albino Wistar rats were randomized into three experimental groups as follows; control...

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