Sodium Acetate is a white or non-color crystal. Its density is 1.45, melting point is 58°C. It is deliquescent in wet air, and efflorescent into white powder in dry air. When heated to 123°C,it will lose the crystal water and become sodium acetate without water. It solutes well in water and little in alcohol.
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Sodium acetate as a seasoning buffer, can ease the bad smell and prevent discoloration, mold has a certain role. Sour agents can also be used as a seasoning sauce, pickled cabbage, mayonnaise, fish cake, sausage, bread, sticky puddings, meat preservatives. Mixed with methyl cellulose, phosphate, used for preservation of sausage, bread, etc. to improve the adhesive.