Sodium Acetate Trihydrate is prepared by the reaction of acetic acid with sodium hydroxide using water as solvent. It finds its application as a food additive for salt flavoring and as a seasoning as well. For medical sector, this compound is utilized as a diuretic agent and also in the manufacturing of reusable heating pads & hand warmers. During synthetic rubber production, Sodium Acetate Trihydrate is used for neutralizing strong acids including sulphuric acid.
It is ideal to kill nematodes while pest control
It has low melting point of 58 degree Celsius
Has monoclinic crystalline structure