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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium nitrite, 97%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Potassium nitrite
CAS 7758-09-0
Molecular Formula KNO2
Formula Weight 85.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011408
UN Number UN1488
Merck Index 14,7649
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AAL1328922

 
alfa aesar™
L13289-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL1328936

 
alfa aesar™
L13289-36
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Quantity 100g
Melting Point 350°C
pH 7.0 to 10.0
Quantity 100g
Chemical Name or Material Potassium nitrite
CAS 7758-09-0
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula KNO2
Formula Weight 85.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011408
UN Number UN1488
Merck Index 14,7649
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H272-H301
May intensify fire; oxidizer.
Toxic if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P221-P210-P220-P301+P310-P405-P501a
Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 5.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: POTASSIUM NITRITE
RTECS Number TT3750000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Potassium nitrite is used as a food preservative, paint and coating additives and analytical reagent. It is used as a strong oxidizing agent as well as involved in the preparation of heat transfer salts. In addition, it is employed as corrosion inhibitors and anti-scaling agents.

Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol and ammonia.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong reducing agents, powdered metals, combustible materials, cyanides, ammonium salts and strong acids.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P221-P210-P220-P301+P310-P405-P501a
Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H272-H301
May intensify fire; oxidizer.
Toxic if swallowed.