Agent Name

Sodium dithionate

CAS Number

7631-94-9

Formula

H2-O6-S2.2Na

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Dithionic acid, disodium salt (8CI)(9CI); Disodium dithionate; Sodium hyposulfate; Sodium sulfate (Na2S2O6); [ChemIDplus] Dithionic acid sodium salt (1:2); [Merck Index] UN1759

Category

Sulfur Compounds

Description

Dihydrate: Colorless solid; [Merck Index] Solid; [MP Biomedicals MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [MP Biomedicals MSDS] See "Sodium sulfate."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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