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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
White, crystalline powder.  Sodium bifluoride forms an aqueous solution that will etch glass.  It is used as a [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=disinfectant disinfectant] for hides and skins, a preservative for zoological specimens, and an ingredient in the production of [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=tinplate tinplate].
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White, crystalline powder.  Sodium bifluoride forms an aqueous solution that will etch glass.  It is used as a [[disinfectant|disinfectant]] for hides and skins, a preservative for zoological specimens, and an ingredient in the production of [[tinplate|tinplate]].
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==

Latest revision as of 12:16, 10 May 2016

Description

White, crystalline powder. Sodium bifluoride forms an aqueous solution that will etch glass. It is used as a Disinfectant for hides and skins, a preservative for zoological specimens, and an ingredient in the production of Tinplate.

Synonyms and Related Terms

sodium hydrogen fluoride; sodium acid fluoride

Other Properties

Soluble in water.

Composition NaHF2
CAS 1333-83-1
Density 2.08
Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 61.99

Hazards and Safety

Highly toxic. Skin contact causes irritation and burns.