Sodium Acetate Crystal has an extensive usage in flavouring salt and seasoning vinegar chips. It is also used for enhancing the taste of meat and poultry products. It is also known for inhibiting the growth of pathogens. This is used in the textile industry to neutralize sulfuric acid waste streams, and as a photo resist while using aniline dyes. Sodium Acetate Crystal is also used in consumer heating pads or hand warmers and is also used in hot ice. This is also used as laboratory reagent, laboratory chemical. This is also used in chemical/pharmaceutical synthesis and dispensation as a middle and as a buffering go-between.