Sodium Chlorite Price Trend

The average price of sodium chlorite in the 4th quarter of 2021 was 1153 USD/MT. It is increasingly being used as an antimicrobial agent in sanitising food products in the food and beverage industry, as it helps preserve them for a longer period of time and increases their shelf life, such as in seafood, without causing any harm to the product. Meanwhile, sodium chlorite-based bleaching agents are known for their excellent oxidising properties, such as high whiteness and low degradation, which are beneficial in the textile industry's bleaching process.

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Procurement Resource provides latest prices of Sodium Chlorite. Each price database is tied to a user-friendly graphing tool dating back to 2014, which provides a range of functionalities: configuration of price series over user defined time period; comparison of product movements across countries; customisation of price currencies and unit; extraction of price data as excel files to be used offline.

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Procurement Resource provides prices of Sodium Chlorite for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa

About Sodium Chlorite:

Sodium chlorite is an inorganic sodium salt containing the chlorite counterion. It has an oxidising effect. It is a chlorite salt as well as an inorganic sodium salt. It is difficult to burn, but it accelerates the combustion of organic compounds.

Chemical Formula:

  • NaClO2


  • Chlorous acid, sodium salt

Molecular Weight:

  • 90.44 g/mol

Industrial Uses:

  • Disinfectant
  • Antimicrobial Agent
  • Bleaching Agent

Production Processes:

  • Production of Sodium Chlorite from Sodium Chlorate

Sodium chlorite is formed by combining sodium chlorate, sodium hydroxide, and hydrogen peroxide. Sodium chlorite is produced by partially reducing sodium chlorate to chlorine dioxide and then converting the chlorine dioxide to sodium chlorite in an alkaline solution in the presence of hydrogen peroxide.

Supplier Database:

  • Osaka Soda Co. Ltd.
  • Carlit Holdings Co. Ltd.
  • Shandong Gaomi Gaoyuan Chemical Industry Co. Ltd.
  • Otsuka Chemical Co. Ltd.
  • Dongying Shengya Chemical Co. Ltd.

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The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).

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