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Alfa Aesar™ Sodium sulfate decahydrate, 99%

$44.18 - $498.73

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Sodium sulfate decahydrate
CAS 7727-73-3
Molecular Formula Na2SO4·10H2O
Formula Weight 322.19 (142.04 Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00149189
Merck Index 14,8680
Synonym Glauber's salt
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AAA157020B

 
alfa aesar™
A157020B
1000g Each for $44.18

AAA157020G

 
alfa aesar™
A157020G
25000g Each for $498.73

AAA157020I

 
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A157020I
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 322.19 (142.04 Anhydrous)
Chemical Name or Material Sodium sulfate decahydrate
TSCA TSCA
Odor Odorless
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula Na2SO4·10H2O
MDL Number MFCD00149189
CAS 7727-73-3
Merck Index 14,8680
Synonym Glauber's salt
Melting Point ≈32°C
pH 5.2 to 8.0
Quantity 1000g

Applications
Sodium sulfate decahydrate is used as a laboratory reagent to precipitate protein. It is largely used as filler in powdered home laundry detergents. It facilitates in leveling, reducing negative charges on fibers, thereby allows dye to penetrate evenly. It avoids the corrosion of stainless steel vessels used in dyeing. It is also used as a laxative and effectively replaces the drug paracetamol in the body.

Solubility
Soluble in water and glycerin. Insoluble in ethanol and methanol.

Notes
Stable. Incompatible with strong acids, aluminum and magnesium.