Sodium molybdate is a chemically altered form of the mineral element sodium. Sodium is a natural salt, and sodium molybdate is used in the food industry as a fertilizer and as a nutritional supplement for health. In the pharmaceutical area can help in the deficiency of sodium in the body, also has antioxidant and anticancer properties. It is also used in the industry to prevent corrosion, as it is a non-oxidizing anodic inhibitor. The addition of sodium molybdate significantly reduces the fluid nitrite requirement and improves the corrosion protection of the carboxyl salt fluids.