Usage areas of Sodium hydrogen sulfate
Sodium hydrogen sulfate, Also known as sodium acid sulfate or sodium hydrogen sulfide, the name of this chemical substance in the element table is NaHSO4. This chemical acid, which is white in color and odorless, has salt character. This compound, which can be transported in dry form, dissolves in water and when heated, it loses the water contained in it and turns into sodium pyrosulphate. If it comes into contact with fire, sulfur oxide is formed. Sodium bisulfite is non-flammable and insoluble in alcohol. Alcohol also deteriorates and loses its properties. The sodium bisulfate element is formed as a result of the reaction of sodium chloride, that is, salt, and sulfuric acid.
- It is used for bleaching fiber in the textile industry.
- It is used in metal polishing and acts as a polish on metals.
- It is used as an antiseptic in the production of cellulose esters.
- It is used for chlorination and lowering of pH values in swimming pools.
- It is used as an antiseptic in the fermentation process.
- It is used as a disinfectant in cosmetics and canning.
- It is used in the leather industry.
- It is used in cat foods to reduce urinary tract stones in cats.
- It is used in industries such as paper and glue.
- It is used to reduce the pH value of substances and mixtures with high pH values.
- It is used as an additive in fruit juices, sauces, and many soft drinks.
- It is used to clean and shine the oxidized surface underneath.
- It is used to prevent the browning of chicken meat and farm animal meats with a short shelf life.