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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium nitrite, 97%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ L1328936

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Catalog No. AAL1328936



Description

Description

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.
Specifications

Specifications

Potassium nitrite
KNO2
UN1488
potassium nitrite, nitrous acid, potassium salt, caswell no. 698, ccris 3959, potassium nitrite 1:1, epa pesticide chemical code 076203, nitrous acid, potassium salt 1:1, kaliumnitrit, acmc-1bi01, dsstox_cid_22320
N(=O)[O-].[K+]
85.103
85.11
Odorless
7.0 to 10.0
7758-09-0
MFCD00011408
14,7649
BXNHTSHTPBPRFX-UHFFFAOYSA-M
potassium;nitrite
516910
97%
350°C
500g

Chemical Identifiers

7758-09-0
85.103
BXNHTSHTPBPRFX-UHFFFAOYSA-M
516910
N(=O)[O-].[K+]
KNO2
MFCD00011408
potassium nitrite, nitrous acid, potassium salt, caswell no. 698, ccris 3959, potassium nitrite 1:1, epa pesticide chemical code 076203, nitrous acid, potassium salt 1:1, kaliumnitrit, acmc-1bi01, dsstox_cid_22320
potassium;nitrite
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

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

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.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 5.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: POTASSIUM NITRITE

RTECSNumber : TT3750000

TSCA : TSCA

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