Sodium Isoamyl Xanthate
CAS Number: 2540-36-5
Molecular formula: (CH3)2CHCH2CH2OCSSNa
A yellowish powder with a pungent odour,soluble in water.
Sodium isoamyl xanthate is a strong collector . It is used in the flotation processes of nonferrous metallic minerals where a strong but a non-selective collector is desired . It is a good collector for the flotation of tarnished sulfide or copper oxide and lead oxide ores (after sulfidation by Na2S or NaHS). In the flotation of copper-nickel sulfide and auriferous pyrite ect , sodium isoamyl xanthate is also a good collector .
Sodium isoamyl xanthate %≥
Free alkali %≤
Period of validity (month)
Storage & transport: To be protected from damp, torrid sunlight and fire.