Sodium Gluconate

Sodium Gluconate
HS Code: 29181690

Molecular Formula: NaC6H11O7

Sodium gluconate is a compound with formula NaC6H11O7. It is the sodium salt of gluconic acid. Its E number is E576. 


Chemical formula: C6H11NaO7
Molar mass: 218.14 g·mol−1
Appearance: White powder
Odor: Odorless
Solubility in water: 59 g/100 mL
Solubility in ethanol and diethyl ether: Slightly soluble


Sodium gluconate is widely used in textile dyeing, printing and metal surface water treatment. It is also used as a chelating agent, a steel surface cleaning agent, a cleaning agent for glass bottles, and as a chelating agent for cement, plating and alumina dyeing industries.