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
Soluble in water.
|Molecular Weight||mol. wt. = 61.99|
Hazards and Safety
Highly toxic. Skin contact causes irritation and burns.