Sodium hydrogen fluoride

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Sodium hydrogen fluoride* (NaHF2) is used in electroplating, the textile industry and the chemical industry.

Sodium hydrogen fluoride is used in the the following applications:

  • Electroplating : 
    as component of galvanizing baths 
  • Textile industry: 
    as rust removing agent 
    as neutralization agent 
  • Chemical industry: 
    production of catalysts for olefin polymerization 

*Goods labelled as “dual use” are subject to special controls and export restrictions in most countries. Before exporting such goods the exporter must apply for an appropriate export licence from the competent authority. For deliveries within the EU, for example, the seller must include an appropriate note in the commercial papers in accordance with article 22, paragraph 10, of the dual use regulation.