Appearance：white crystals or pellets
Stability：Stable. Incompatible with moisture. strong acids, carbon dioxide.
Storage Condition：Store at R.T.
Sodium sulfate, with the CAS Registry Number 1310-65-2, is a white anhydrous crystalline inorganic compound with the chemical formula Na₂SO₄. It is also known by other names such as sodium sulphate, disodium sulfate, sulfate of soda and Glauber’s salt.
Sodium sulfate is obtained from natural mineral deposits or as a byproduct of chemical manufacturing processes. It is most commonly produced by the evaporation of sodium chloride brine. It can also be produced from other mineral sulfates or through the reaction of sulfuric acid with sodium carbonate or sodium bicarbonate.
Sodium sulfate is an important commercial chemical. It is used as a base material in manufacturing and as an additive in production processes such as papermaking and glassmaking. Sodium sulfate is also used as a filler and extender in food products. It is used to prevent clumping and is utilized as an emulsifier in frozen foods such as ice cream, french fries, and onion rings.
Sodium sulfate is also used in the dyeing of textiles and the tanning of leather. It is a necessary component in bath and beauty products, detergents, and soaps, and is an important component of many pharmaceutical preparations.
In the home, sodium sulfate has many uses. It is used in cleaning and deodorizing products and as an additive in all-purpose cleaners, as well as in pet care products. It is also used in a variety of arts and crafts projects, and as a dusting powder for delicate fabrics and upholstery.