Jarace™ SA is used as a buffer in controlling the pH of food during various stages of processing as well as in finished goods. It is also used in conjunction with sodium diacetate as a flavor enhancer.
The technical grade is used as a mordant in dyeing processes and as a retarder for some elastomers in plastic manufacturing. This grade is also used as a carbon source in waste water denitrification to replace hazardous methanol. Technical grades are used as buffers in petroleum production and drilling muds. It is employed in diuretic expectorant and systemic alkalizers, and for kidney dialysis processes.
In the leather industry, it is used in tanning to affect a more even and rapid penetration of the tan. It is considered one of the best agents available for the neutralization of mineral acids. This product helps in the removal of insoluble calcium salts and improvement of the wearing quality of the finished product.
In the agricultural industry, Jarace™ SA is used due to its preserving properties and livestock health benefits. It is used in fertilizers and animal feed as a preservative, aiding the growth yield of plants and increasing the milk fat content in cows.