Author : Vinipul Inorganics Pvt. Ltd. | Published on : 08 Nov 2021

What are the different grades of Sodium Chloride?

Sodium Chloride, commonly known as table salt, is used extensively across various industries due to its essential properties. Vinipul Inorganics India Pvt. Ltd. provides Sodium Chloride in several grades, each tailored to meet specific market and application needs.

Common Grades of Sodium Chloride

  1. Food Grade Sodium Chloride
  • Purity and Use: Food grade Sodium Chloride is typically over 99.5% pure sodium chloride. This grade is used in cooking and food processing, where it is essential for flavoring, preservation, and as a binding agent in foods like cheese and bread.
  1. Pharmaceutical Grade Sodium Chloride
  • Specifications and Applications: Pharmaceutical grade Sodium Chloride meets very stringent purity standards, free from contaminants and suitable for medical uses. It is commonly used in saline solutions, nasal sprays, and during medical treatments requiring intravenous administration.
  1. Industrial Grade Sodium Chloride
  • Industrial Applications: This grade is used for a variety of industrial purposes including de-icing roads in winter, water conditioning, and as a raw material in the chemical industry for the production of other chemicals such as sodium hydroxide and chlorine.
  1. Kosher Grade Sodium Chloride
  • Certification and Usage: Kosher grade Sodium Chloride is certified to meet kosher standards for use in Jewish cuisine. It often features specific crystal sizes that make it suitable for koshering, the process of removing blood from meat.

Specialized Forms

  1. Sea Salt
  • Source and Characteristics: Derived directly from seawater, sea salt is minimally processed to retain trace minerals like magnesium and potassium. It is available in several coarseness levels and is particularly valued in gourmet cooking and as a finishing salt.
  1. Iodised Sodium Chloride
  • Health Benefits: Iodised Sodium Chloride has iodine added to it, which is essential in preventing iodine deficiency disorders. This grade is commonly used in household kitchens worldwide.

Quality Assurance and Compliance

  1. Compliance with Standards
  • Vinipul Inorganics ensures that all grades of Sodium Chloride not only meet but exceed the required safety and quality standards. Whether for food, pharmaceutical, or industrial applications, our Sodium Chloride products are guaranteed for purity and efficacy.

Partnering with Vinipul Inorganics

For more information on the various grades of Sodium Chloride we offer or to discuss which grade is best suited for your needs, please visit our website or contact our customer service team. At Vinipul Inorganics India Pvt. Ltd., we are committed to providing high-quality products tailored to meet the diverse requirements of our clients.


Note: Please note that the information on this document is for illustration purposes only as information may vary with individual products, their grade and applications, industries or uses and therefore cannot be guaranteed as accurate. © Copyright 2020 © Vinipul Inorganics Pvt. Ltd. All Rights Reserved (Terms of Use). Recreation of any materials from the site is strictly prohibited without permission.  Vinipul Inorganics Pvt. Ltd.’s products are sold exclusively through Vinipul Inorganics Pvt. Ltd.’s website. Use Terms | Privacy. Please contact us to discuss precise product specifications and requirements and obtain advice on which products are required to suit your exact application needs contact us at [email protected].