Sodium Bisulfite

CAS:  7631-90-5

Synonyms:    hydrogen sodium sulfite; monosodium salt of sulfurous acid; monosodium sulfite; sodium bisulphite; sodium hydrogen sulfite; sodium acid sulfite

Uses:    chemicals (sodium salts; cream of tartar); vat dye preparation; textiles; food preservative; bleaching groundwood, wool, etc; reducing agent; fermentation; antiseptic; cask sterilization (brewing); copper and brass plating; color preservative for pale crepe rubber;  wood pulp digestion; analytical agent; dietary supplement

Hazard:    Solution is irritating to eyes, nose, and throat and can irritate skin.  Ingestion may cause irritation of stomach.  Not permitting in meats or other sources of vitamin B1.  Strong Reducing Agent