Sodium sulphide  

Sodium sulphide  

CAS No.:1313-82-2

Other Names:sodium sulfide


EINECS No.:215-212-0

Place of Origin:Henan, China (Mainland)

Grade Standard:Industrial grade


Appearance:yellow/red flake

HS Code:2830101000

Sodium sulfide is the chemical compound with the formula Na2S, or more commonly its hydrate Na2S·9H2O. Both are colorless water-soluble salts that give strongly alkaline solutions. When exposed to moist air, Na2S and its hydrates emit hydrogen sulfide, which smells like rotten eggs.

Fe 10ppm/30ppm 50ppm 150ppm 300ppm 1500ppm
Na2S 60% Min 60% Min 60% Min 60% Min 60% Min
Na2CO3 3% Max 3% Max 5% Max 5% Max 5% Max
Water Insoluble Matter 0.2% Max 0.2% Max 0.2% Max 0.2%Max 0.4%max



used as making sulphur dyestuff intermediate reducer, mordant, flotation agent, depilatory for leather, digestion auxiliary in paper-making also widely used in pigment and rubber industry, etc.


Inhalation: Inhalation of the dust can cause sore throat, coughing and shortness of breath. Very high or very long exposures could lead to a build-up of fluid in the lungs (pulmonary edema) and, possibly, death. 
Skin Contact: Can cause severe skin irritation and burns.  
Eye Contact: Can cause redness, pain, blurred vision and burns which are slow   healing. Blindness may result.