CHEBI:86477 - sodium sulfite

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ChEBI Name sodium sulfite
ChEBI ID CHEBI:86477
Definition An inorganic sodium salt having sulfite as the counterion.
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Formula Na2O3S
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 126.04300
Monoisotopic Mass 125.936
InChI InChI=1S/2Na.H2O3S/c;;1-4(2)3/h;;(H2,1,2,3)/q2*+1;/p-2
InChIKey GEHJYWRUCIMESM-UHFFFAOYSA-L
SMILES [Na+].[Na+].[O-]S([O-])=O
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): reducing agent
The element or compound in a reduction-oxidation (redox) reaction that donates an electron to another species.
Biological Role(s): food preservative
Substances which are added to food in order to prevent decomposition caused by microbial growth or by undesirable chemical changes.
Application(s): food preservative
Substances which are added to food in order to prevent decomposition caused by microbial growth or by undesirable chemical changes.
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Outgoing sodium sulfite (CHEBI:86477) has part sulfite (CHEBI:17359)
sodium sulfite (CHEBI:86477) has role food preservative (CHEBI:65255)
sodium sulfite (CHEBI:86477) has role reducing agent (CHEBI:63247)
sodium sulfite (CHEBI:86477) is a inorganic sodium salt (CHEBI:38702)
sodium sulfite (CHEBI:86477) is a sulfite salt (CHEBI:48857)
IUPAC Name
disodium sulfite
Synonyms Sources
Anhydrous sodium sulfite ChemIDplus
Dried sodium sulfite KEGG DRUG
Na2SO3 ChEBI
Natrium sulfurosum ChemIDplus
Natriumsulfid ChemIDplus
Sodium sulfite anhydrous ChemIDplus
Sodium sulphite ChemIDplus
Sulfurous acid, disodium salt ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
D09002 KEGG DRUG
Sodium_sulfite Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
7757-83-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
7757-83-7 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
8156740 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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15 July 2015