Sodium bifluoride

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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.

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