Sodium pyrosulphite (sodium metabisulphite)

GRILLO is a leading global supplier of sodium pyrosulphite, also referred to as sodium metabisulphite or sodium disulphite. We offer different grades such as technical grade, food grade, photographic grade and pharmaceutical grade. Our customers benefit from our high flexibility, reliable logistics and personal customer service.

The advantages of
GRILLO sodium metabisulphite


Low CO2 emissions

Sodium pyrosulphite production has been subjected to cradle-to-gate certification in accordance with ISO 14067. The specific CO2 emissions have been determined and can be provided to our customers with audited approved certificates. Due to modern production processes, the values are at a very low level.

More advantages

High flexibility
We offer our customers a high degree of flexibility to quickly respond to individual needs and requirements.
Reliable logistics
Our reliable logistics include a stable supply chain to ensure high delivery reliability.
Personal customer service

Our personal customer service supports our customers in all questions concerning GRILLO sodium pyrosulphite and offers individual solutions for their requirements.

PCF certificates
The PCF certificate for our sodium pyrosulphite enables our customers to track the ecological rucksack of their product and to calculate their own carbon footprint. This helps to achieve their sustainability targets.

Application areas of

GRILLO sodium metabisulphite

Food industry

As food additive E223, our sodium pyrosulphite serves as a preservative to extend the shelf life of food.

Chemical industry

GRILLO sodium pyrosulphite is used as a reducing agent in various chemical processes.

Sanitary, household & water management

Sodium pyrosulphite is used for water treatment, dechlorination and detoxification of waste water containing cyanide, etc., as well as in seawater desalination plants, flotation processes and ore dressing.

Our product range

The following grades are available:

• Sodium metabisulphite, technical grade
• Sodium metabisulphite, food grade (E223)
• Sodium metabisulphite, photographic grade
• Sodium metabisulphite, pharmaceutical grade
• Sodium metabisulphite GRILLO MÁS

Sodium pyrosulphite (sodium metabisulphite) is shipped in

• 25 kg bags
• Big bags with max. 1,400 kg


100% Made in Germany, our sodium metabisulphite GRILLO MÁS ensures reliable preservation of shrimps and prawns. Find out more.

What is sodium pyrosulphite?

Sodium pyrosulphite is also referred to as sodium disulphite or sodium metabisulphite. It is a white, crystalline powder.

Sodium metabisulphite is used in the following areas:
• Food preservative (fruit, seafood)
• Detoxification of waste water containing cyanide
• Reducing agent (e.g. chlorine, dichromates)
• Water treatment
• Flotation

Further topics


Together for a liveable and sustainable future

At GRILLO, we are convinced that sustainability is not a trend, but a necessity. We therefore aim to continuously improve our processes and products and make a positive impact on the environment and society. We rely on sustainable solutions such as ECO ZINC, a circular economy and CO2 reduced production to make our contribution to climate protection and create a future worth living.

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