Sodium D-gluconate, 97%, Alfa Aesar
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A104640C
Sodium D-gluconate is a good chelator at alkaline pH, with chelating power relatively better than EDTA, NTA and other chelators. It has wide range of industrial applications which include textile dyeing, water treatments, printing and as cleaning agent for glass bottles. It also finds use as derusting agent in metallurgy and as additive in cement. It is used in food stuffs as bitterness inhibitor and as electrolyte replenisher.
Very soluble in water; sparingly soluble in alcohol; insoluble in ether.
In general it is stable, non corrosive, non-toxic, readily biodegradable and incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.