Bifluoride is used as a component of electrolyte for
galvanizing baths. It is used in pest
control and insectproofing agent for leather. It is used in textile industry
for removal of iron rust and as a neutralization agent.
It can be used as a catalyst for polymerization processing.
It is used for sanitation and Laundry souring agent.
Chemical Summary for Sodium bifluoride
uses and sources of hydrofluoric acid (also known as
Aluminium cleaner and brightener
refineries (alkylation process)
Making fluorine compounds
including fluorocarbons and plastics
and steel castings
Cleaning mineral sands
Stain removal (commercial
By-product of aluminium production
of phosphate fertiliser production
acid is also transported for these purposes, so may
be present on trucks, trains, ships or in courier vehicles.
A Poisons Permit from the Department of Health is required
for purchase of solutions containing greater than 1
per cent hydrofluoric acid.