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Alfa Aesar™ Sodium nitrate, 98+%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A123270C

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Catalog No. AAA123270C

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Description

Description

Applications
Sodium nitrate is used in the production of fertilizers, nitric acid, pyrotechnics, smoke-bombs, glass and pottery enamels. In combination with boron trifluoride it forms an efficient reagent for nitration of aromatic compounds. Adsorption on alumina provides an environmentally benign aromatic nitrating agent. Further it finds use as food preservative and as a solid rocket propellant. It is also used as an electrolyte in a salt bridge, and as thermal storage medium in power generation systems.

Solubility
Freely soluble in water, ammonia and hydrazine. Soluble in alcohol.Slightly soluble in pyridine.

Notes
Sodium nitrate is hygroscopic in nature.
Specifications

Specifications

Sodium nitrate
NNaO3
UN1498
sodium nitrate, chile saltpeter, nitrate of soda, cubic niter, etabisulfite, nitratine, soda niter, sodium saltpeter, nitric acid, sodium salt, sodium i nitrate 1:1
[N+](=O)([O-])[O-].[Na+]
84.994
CHEBI:63005
≥98%
~308°C
7631-99-4
MFCD00011119
14,8647
VWDWKYIASSYTQR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
sodium;nitrate
24268
84.99
Odorless
10,000g

Chemical Identifiers

7631-99-4
84.994
VWDWKYIASSYTQR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
24268
sodium;nitrate
NNaO3
MFCD00011119
sodium nitrate, chile saltpeter, nitrate of soda, cubic niter, etabisulfite, nitratine, soda niter, sodium saltpeter, nitric acid, sodium salt, sodium i nitrate 1:1
CHEBI:63005
[N+](=O)([O-])[O-].[Na+]
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H272-H302
May intensify fire
oxidizer.
Harmful if swallowed.

GHS P Statement
P221-P210-P220-P280-P301+P312-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.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 5.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: SODIUM NITRATE

RTECSNumber : WC5600000

TSCA : TSCA

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