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Sodium Hydrosulfide Properties

Sodium Hydrosulfide

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Description

 

Sodium hydrosulfide is a useful reagent for the synthesis of organic and inorganic sulfur compounds. It is a colorless solid that typically smells like H2S due to hydrolysis by atmospheric moisture. Its main uses are in paper manufacture as a makeup chemical for sulfur used in the Kraft process, as a flotation agent in copper mining where it is used to activate oxide mineral species, and in the leather industry for the removal of hair from hides.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Off-white solid
CAS Number 16721-80-5
Density 1.79 g/cm3
EINECS Number 240-778-0
IUPAC Name Sodium Hydrosulfide
InChI 1S/Na.H2S/h;1H2/q+1;/p-1
InChIKey HYHCSLBZRBJJCH-UHFFFAOYSA-M
Melting Point 350 ºC
Molar Mass 56.063 g/mol
Molecular Formula NaHS
NFPA 704 H-3,R-0,F-2,C-NA
Other_Cations Ammonium Hydrosulfide
RTECS Number WE1900000
Related Compounds Sodium Sulfide
Synonyms Sodium Bisulfide;Sodium Sulfhydrate;Sodium Hydrogen Sulfide;Sodium Hydrosulphide
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