Sodium Metasilicate (Pentahydrate)

Natrium Metasilikat (Pentahidrat)

Appearance: Colorless crystalline

Packaging: 25 kg sacks

Molecular Formula: H10Na2O8Si


It is colorless crystalline, deliquescent, and hygroscopic, soluble in water to give an alkaline solution. t is non-toxic, harmless, and odorless, with purifying, emulsifying, moistening, dispersing, permeating, and PH buffering abilities.



  • Sodium metasilicate pentahydrate is commonly used as a base for dish and laundry detergent formulations and a bleaching aid. It has a major utility as a builder of the cleaning efficiency of the surfactant in soaps and detergents. Other applications include deinking paper, laundry, metal, and floor cleaning products.
  • The multiple hydrates of sodium metasilicate are used in soap and bath/washing products. They are also used as anti-corrosion agents in boiler-water feeds.