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Sodium Dithionite


Other Names:

Sodium hydrosulfite







General Information:


Structure:



CAS Number: 7775-14-6

Molecular Weight:174.107 g/mol (anhydrous)

    210.146 g/mol (dihydrate)

Chemical Formula: Na2S2O4




Common Uses:


Reagent for the reduction of nitro group to amines






References:


1) Wikipedia: Sodium dithionite (link)

2) www.sigmaaldrich.com: Sodium hydrosulfite (link)