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Sodium Chlorite

Sodium Chlorite

The Sodium Chlorite Solution is a product specially developed for applications that require dosage precision and reliability. It is easy to use.

Our product is obtained through the partial reduction of Sodium Chlorate into Chlorine Dioxide and the following conversion of Chlorine Dioxide into Sodium Chlorite in alkaline medium.

Sabará Group has a production capacity of more than 20,000 tons per year, and is the only Sodium Chlorite manufacturer in Latin America.

Sodium Chlorite has a wide range of applications, whether in the sugar and alcohol segment, in the treatment and disinfection of water, in avoiding fouling in industrial equipment, in leather processing, in the paper industry and in the textile industry.

The product is intended for sanitization processes, where a highly reliable disinfection agent is required and which at the same time does not generate by-products in its specification.


Sugar and Alcohol: For bacterial infection control in fermentation processes. The use of sodium chlorite decreases the infection by increasing the yield of the process.

Food: Applied in the post-harvest process of fruits and vegetables. Increases the shelf time of food, favoring longer transport time and ensuring that the food reaches its destination in appropriate conditions.

Personal Hygiene: Used in formulations of products for oral hygiene, such as: antiseptics, tooth whitening products, toothpaste, among others.

Water Treatment: Used as a precursor of Chlorine Dioxide, a product used as an oxidizing biocide in the primary water disinfection process.

Leather: Used in the stages of bleaching and surface treatment of leather, so that it can go to the finishing phases.

Textile: Used in the bleaching of the fibers, so that the fabric can receive the dyeing and finishing.

Pulp and Paper: Used as a precursor of Chlorine Dioxide, a product that is used in the pulp bleaching phase.

Metalmechanics: Product used as a pickling agent in the surface treatment of metals.

ATTENTION: The product Sodium Chlorite produced by Sabará Químicos e Ingredientes SA does not have scientifically proven medicinal properties. In case of ingestion of the product and contact with the skin and eyes, it can cause irreversible damage and serious injury through chemical burn. The handling and application of Sodium Chlorite must be performed by trained people using the recommended Personal Protective Equipment such as goggles, gloves and PVC clothing.

Ph Dirso Barelli

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Telephone: + 55 19 3455 8887

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