Sodium Persulphate (Na2S2O8)
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What is Sodium Persulphate?
With the chemical formula Na2S2O8, sodium persulphate is an inorganic compound and the sodium salt of peroxydisulphuric acid. Appearing as a white solid, it dissolves in water, is non-hygroscopic and has a good shelf life.
Also known as peroxodisulphate, this compound is an irritant to the eyes and may be toxic by skin absorption. This salt is typically synthesised via oxidation of sodium hydrogen sulphate.
How is Peroxodisulfate Used?
The common applications for this chemical compound include:
- Curing of formaldehyde-based adhesives
- As a radical initiator in polymerisation reactions
- In standalone bleach as well as hair cosmetic bleach
- As an ingredient in detergents
- As a replacement for ammonium persulphate in the etching of printed circuit boards
- In the pickling of several different metals, including copper
Its niche applications include:
- Soil remediation
- Manufacture of dyes
- Modification of starch
- Activator of bleach
- Oxidising agent
- Ion exchange agent
- Water treatment
This compound is not combustible but it may enhance fire and explosion risks in other chemicals. It may also release irritating and corrosive gases in the case of fire.
Dangerously, it may explode if it comes into contact with combustible or reducing compounds. Risks of exposure include redness and pain when it contacts skin and eyes, difficulties breathing if inhaled and nausea or vomiting if ingested.
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|BulkCode||Hazard Statement Code||Description|
|1611||H335||May cause respiratory irritation.|
|1611||H302||Harmful if swallowed.|
|1611||H315||Causes skin irritation.|
|1611||H319||Causes serious eye irritation.|
|1611||H317||May cause an allergic skin reaction.|
|1611||H272||May intensify fire; oxidiser.|
|1611||H334||May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.|
|BulkCode||Precautionary Statement Code||Description|
|1611||P280||Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.|
|1611||P305+P351+P338||IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.|
|1611||P501||Dispose of contents/ container in accordance with local regulations.|
|1611||P261||Avoid breathing vapour/ spray.|
|1611||P220||Keep away from combustible materials.|
|1611||P342+P311||If experiencing respiratory symptoms: Call a POISON CENTER/ doctor.|
|1.611||ADR/RID Shipping Name||SODIUM PERSULPHATE|
|1.611||ADR/RID Shipping Class||5.1|
|1.611||ADR/RID Packing Group||III|
The following files are available to download:
|Product ID||Product||post_status||Bulk||Download SDS File|