Sodium Sulfite

Formula: Na2SO3
Molecular Weight: 126.04
Melting Point: 251.80
Boiling Point: Decomposes
State at Room Temperature: Aqueous
Molecular or Ionic: Ionic
Molecular Geometry: Hexagonal Monoclinic
Description: White, Granular, Powder
Uses: Preservative for dried fruit, Preservative for meats, converts elemental halides to their respective acids, reduces chlorine levels in pools.
Extra Information: Decomposed by weak acids, giving out sulfur dioxide gas

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