It is a colorless crystalline solid. It is commonly referred to as sodium hypo sulfite or hypo. Trademark and other names are: Hydryl, Sodium HypoSulfite, Sodium Oxide Sulfide, Pseudothiol, Disodium Thiosulfate.
Sodium thiosulfate is a thiosulfuric acid salt that is very unstable, unlike its salts. If a strong acid like Hydrochloric acid is added to sodium thiosulphate liquid, Sulfur will precipitated after a short time.
Sodium thiosulfate for various applications
The use of sodium thiosulfate and other sodium sulfate coatings such as decahydrate and heptahydrate has been extended to various industrial and manufacturing sectors. Sodium sulfate is used in glass, paper, laundry, textile, electroplating and photography applications. Sodium thiosulfate is used in pharmaceutical groups as an antidote to cyanide poisoning, with arsenic, as well as the treatment of fungal infections pyriasis and recicularis.