Product-wise Applications

Sodium Formaldehyde Sulphoxylate (SafoliteTM)

Silox India is currently the largest manufacturer of Sodium Formaldehyde Sulphoxylate (SAFOLITETM) in the world. SAFOLITE is the Sodium salt of Hydroxymethanesulphinic Acid. The key uses of this product are, as a discharge agent in textile printing, as redox catalyst in polymerisation process for manufacturing polymer/synthetic rubber such as ABS, SBR, NBR, and as an antioxidant in drug formulations.

Application Industries
  • Used as a colour discharge printing agent on cotton and synthetic fabrics.
  • Used as a stabilizer / antioxidant in a wide range of drug formulations
  • Used as a redox catalyst in emulsion polymerisation process for manufacturing ABS, SBR, X-SBR, NBR, CR, PVC-latices, PVA, EVCL, PCE, Vinyl Acrylate and Styrene Acetate