Sodium nitrite is the inorganic compound with the chemical formula NaNO2. It is a white to slightly yellowish crystalline powder that is very soluble in water and is hygroscopic. It is a useful precursor to a variety of organic compounds, such as pharmaceuticals, dyes, and pesticides, but it is probably best known as a food additive to prevent botulism.
Sodium Nitrite 99.5%
£3.95 – £69.95
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- Industrial Chemistry – Industrial Production of Organonitrogen Compounds, Photography, Corrosion Inhibitor
- Medicine – used as part of an intravenous mixture with sodium thiosulfate to treat cyanide poisoning.
- Food Additive
- Inhibition of Microbial Growth
- Taste and Colour
- Inhibition of Lipid Oxidisation
Minimum Assay: >99.0 – 99.5%
Molecular Formula: NaNO2
Molecular Weight: 69.0 g/mol
Melting Point: 280 °C
Sodium Nitrate (NaNO3): Sodium Carbonate (NaCO3): <600mg/Kg
Sodium Chloride (NaCl): <50mg/Kg
Sodium Sulphate (Na2SO4): <300mg/Kg
Water (H2O): <0.2g/100gm (Loss on drying)
Contains Anti-Caking Agent
Hazard Class: 5.1
Packing Group: 3
Hazard Phrases: Toxic if swallowed. May intensify fire; oxidiser. Very toxic to aquatic life. Causes serious eye irritation.
Prec Phrases: Keep/Store away from clothing/ Avoid release to the environment. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
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