SODIUM ACETATE

REFERENCE No: 135 – 11 – 014 -00.

A. FORMULA : NaC2H3O2                                                      F.Wt. : 82.0                           
B. SPECIFICATIONS
    


1.

Appearance

White free flowing powder free from lumps and external visible impurities.

2.

Clarity of 5 % aqueous solution

Clear and colourless free from any suspended matter.

3.

Assay as Na2C2H3O2  (Min)

98.50 %

4.

Alkalinity as Na2CO3 (Max)

0.05 %

5.

Acidity as HC2H3O2  (Max)

1.0 %

6.

Halides as NaCl   (Max)

0.5 %

7.

Insoluble matter Ca, Mg and NH4OH precipitates (Max)

0.4 %

8.

Iron as Fe  (Max)

0.005 %

9.

Transmittance of 5 % solution     (Min)

96 %

10.

Practical test

To pass test

C. QUANTITY OF SAMPLE REQUIRED FOR TEST : 5 kgs.

D. MODE OF PACKING
           Packed in double polythene bags each 200 gauge, heat sealed separately and kept in hassein bag which should be stitched on the top.  The final packing should withstand hazards in transit.  All packaging in indirect contact with contents shall be photographically inert.