Sodium acetate anhydrous is available in USP E262 FCC or Technical grades.
Grade U.S.P F.C.C Technical
Assay 99.0%-101.0% 99.0%-101.0% 99.0%-101.0%
pH at 20℃ in 5% aqueous sol. 7.5-9.0 7.5-9.0 7.5-9.0
Insoluble Matter%≤ 0.05 0.05
Heavy metals(as Pb) ppm≤ 0.001 10
Chloride(CI) %≤ 0.035 0.1
Phosphate(PO4) %≤ 0.001
Sulfate(SO4) %≤ 0.005 0.05
Water(loss on drying, 120℃, 240min) %≤ 1.0 1.0 1.0
Free alikalinity(as NaOH)%≤ 0.2
Potassium compounds To pass test
Arsenic(As) ppm≤ 3
Calcium(Ca)%≤ To pass test
Magnesium(Mg)%≤ To pass test
Pharmaceutical grade conforms to: USP 27(reagent spec)
Both grades conform to U.S.Food Chemicals Codex5
The criteria of purity of the EC (specified for E262).
Methods of analysis
Details of test methods can be supplied on request.
Sodium acetate anhydrous is supplied in woven lined paper bags.
Storage and handling
The product should be stored and handled in its original packaging or in a suitable sealed container and kept in a clean and dry place. Storage conditions should preferably be a sheltered environment with limited temperature variations and low humidity levels. Direct contact of the package with water or any other liquid is likely to cause the product to cake. Pallets should not be stacked. Under normal conditions, the use of this product does not cause any undue health hazard. Precautions should be taken to prevent eye-and prolonged or repeated skin contact with the solid product or its solutions.
Eye contact: In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Skin contact: Wash with water. Remove contaminated clothing, which should be washed before re-use. Ingestion:
Wash out mouth with water. Obtain medical attention.
Sodium acetate presents little fire hazard.
Sodium acetate anhydrous is used in the pharmaceutical industry, as a buffer in the photographic industry and as a supplement for animal feeds to increase the milk fat production of dairy cattle(1).It is also used in the production of dye stuffs, as a polymerization catalyst, as a polymer stabilizer, as a flavouring agent, and in the manufacture of hydroxyl oximes, which are used as extractants in hydrometallurgy.
Detailed information on the use of sodium acetate for this application can be supplied on request.
Molecular mass 82.03
Flash point ℃ >250
Solubility in water: at 20℃ g/100ml 119.0
Solubility in water: at 100℃ g/100ml 170.2
The solid or solutions may cause irritation to the eyes. Prolonged or repeated skin contact may
Cause slight irritation. Exposure to the dust at high concentrations or ingestion may cause irritation to the nose, throat, and upper respiratory tract.
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