Sodium Gluconate

Cas Number


Other Names

Sodium D-gluconate

The formula



Sodium gluconate is the sodium salt of gluconic acid. Its E number is E576. 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. It is a white powder that is very soluble in water.

Physical and Chemical Properties
Appearance White to yellowish liquid
Odor Odorless
Boiling Point Decomposes
Melting Point 206 °C
Specific Gravity 0.8
Purity > 96%

Used in the medicine or used as food additives.

Used as water quality stabilizer or inhibitor.

Cleaning agent of metal surface and glass bottle.

Used as water reducing agent and retarder and in plating and film.