Food additives: Used as antioxidants in food substances
Skin care: Used as beneficial antioxidant in creams, lotions and balms
Skin brightener: Reduces the appearance of age spots and lightens skin tone
Photography: Used as reductant in photographic developer solutions
Fluorescence: Microscopy Used an antioxidant to increase fluorescent signal & chemically retard photo bleaching
Stain Cleaner: Used for removing the stains from metals like iron, from fiberglass swimming pool surfaces
Plastic Manufacturing: Used to assemble the molecular chains quickly (polymerisation accelerator) and to reduce waste
Water Purification: Used to negate the effects of iodine tablets in water purification.
If consumed in excess quantities, it may cause redness in skin, swelling of lips, breathing problems, stomach problems, body pain, itching or skin allergy.