Sodium BisulphiteAiredale Chemical Sodium Bisulphite has a variety of general uses which include being a reducing agent used in applications similar to Sulfur Dioxide. It is also used in the pulp and paper industry, as a sulfonation agent in CTMP production and is also well-suited in removing residual bleaching chemicals
Energy & Waste Management
For destroying waste bromine
Textile Chemicals & Dyes
For bleaching wool and jute
For solubilising tanning extracts
In wastewater treatment added following disinfection with a chlorine solution to neutralize the residual chlorine before discharging the treated effluent.
As an antichlor and in the detoxification of cyanide and chromate
Usually added to large piping systems to prevent oxidative corrosion.
Available from our sister company Rigest
In food as flavouring preservative in winemaking - later added to bottled wine to prevent the formation of vinegar if bacteria are present, and to protect the colour, aroma and flavour of the wine from oxidation
In fruit canning to prevent browning and to kill microbes.
Added to leafy green vegetables in salad bars and elsewhere, to preserve apparent freshness
As a preservative in fruits and starch
As an enzyme inhibitor in melanin formation (black and brown spots)
Preserve colour and inhibit bacterial growth on fruits and vegetables, some seafood and in wine.
It is frequently used as a bleaching agent in flour and grains, and as a dough conditioner to enhance the rise and preserve the freshness of bread.
For purifying and isolating aldehydes and ketones
Common reducing agent in the chemical industries
For bleaching ground wood
As an antichlor
For developer solutions and acidifying fixing baths
Sodium Bisulphite solution is a clear, yellow solution with a sulphur dioxide odour and holds the chemical formula NaHSO3 and is also generally used as a food additive with E number E222.
- Clear, yellow solution
Available in the following sizes.