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Sodium Thiosulfate


Other Names:

Sodium hyposulfite







General Information:


Structure:



CAS Number: 7772-98-7 (anhydrous)

    10102-17-7 (pentahydrate)

Molecular Weight: 158.11 g/mol (anhydrous)

    248.18 g/mol (pentahydrate)

Chemical Formula: Na2S2O3 (anhydrous)

    Na2S2O3-5H2O (pentahydrate)


Common Uses:


- Aqueous Na2S2O3 is often used as a reducing agent for certain workups




References:


1) Wikipedia: Sodium thiosulfate (link)

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