Product-wise Applications

Sodium Formaldehyde Sulphoxylate (SafoliteTM)

Transpek-Silox 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
Textile
  • Used as a colour discharge printing agent on cotton and synthetic fabrics.
Pharmaceuticals
  • Used as a stabilizer / antioxidant in a wide range of drug formulations
Polymer
  • 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