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Sodium Sulphate

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Packaging TypeBag
Packaging Size50 kgs
Usage/ApplicationUsed in Detergent Power as a Filler, etc.
Physical StatePowder
GradeTechnical Grade
pH ValueAbove 6
HS Code28331100
CAS No.7757-82-6
Country of OriginMade in India
Sodium sulfate (also known as sodium sulphate or sulfate of soda) is the inorganic compound with formula Na2SO4 as well as several related hydrates. All forms are white solids that are highly soluble in water. With an annual production of 6 million tonnes, the decahydrate is a major commodity chemical product. It is mainly used for the manufacture of detergents and in the kraft process of paper pulping

Sodium sulfate is a typical electrostatically bonded ionic sulfate. The existence of free sulfate in solution is indicated by the easy formation of insoluble sulfates when these solutions are treated with Ba2+ or Pb2+ salts:

Na2SO4 + BaCl2 → 2 NaCl + BaSO4

Sodium sulfate is unreactive toward most oxidizing or reducing agents. At high temperatures, it can be converted to sodium sulfide by carbothermal reduction (high temperature heating with charcoal, etc.):[6]

Na2SO4 + 2 C → Na2S + 2 CO2

This reaction was employed in the Leblanc process, a defunct industrial route to sodium carbonate.

Sodium sulfate reacts with sulfuric acid to give the acid salt sodium bisulfate:[7][8]

Na2SO4 + H2SO4 ??? 2 NaHSO4

Sodium sulfate displays a moderate tendency to form double salts. The only alums formed with common trivalent metals are NaAl(SO4)2 (unstable above 39 °C) and NaCr(SO4)2, in contrast to potassium sulfate and ammonium sulfate which form many stable alums.[9] Double salts with some other alkali metal sulfates are known, including Na2SO4·3K2SO4 which occurs naturally as the mineral aphthitalite. Formation of glaserite by reaction of sodium sulfate with potassium chloride has been used as the basis of a method for producing potassium sulfate, a fertiliser.[10] Other double salts include 3Na2SO4·CaSO4, 3Na2SO4·MgSO4 (vanthoffite) and NaF·Na2SO4

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