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Sodium Thioglycolate / Sodium Mercaptoacetate ≥ 40%

CAS Number

367 – 51 – 1

Other trading names

  • Sodium Mercaptoacetate
  • Sodium 2 – sulfanylacetate
  • Mercaptoacetic Acid
  • Sodium Salt
  • Mollescal SF
  • Thioglycolic Acid Sodium Salt

Types of Packaging

  • Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC) drum with 1000 kg capacity/drum or tank
  • Use plastic drums with 250 kg weight capacity per drum.

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Product Overview

Chemical appearance

Sodium Thioglycolate or Sodium Mercaptoacetate has a light yellowish and sometimes dark color. It comes in a liquid form with a strong pungent odour and has a pH level between 7 to 11.

Chemical application and strength

Sodium Thioglycolate or Sodium Mercaptoacetate is a mining separator which is used mainly in the separation process of copper and molybdenum copper sulfide. It also acts as a galena inhibitor. It is also known as a powerful and effective depressant agent for copper sulfide which has gone through the separation process during considerable environment conditions. Great results are seen when this is used as a depressant instead of using sodium cyanide or sodium sulfide.

  • Has the ability to enhance the recovery rate of various precious materials and metals during flotation.
  • Should be kept in an environment free of water and moisture. Should also kept far away from fire or high temperatures.
  • It is composed of carboxylic acid and thiol (mercaptan)
  • It’s other uses include as an acidity indicator and for softening of nails.
  • Also good as a “fallout remover” which is used in removing iron oxide residues from from steel rims


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