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Alfa Aesar™ Sodium nitrite, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Sodium nitrite
CAS 7632-00-0
Molecular Formula NNaO2
Linear Formula NaNO2
Formula Weight 69
MDL Number MFCD00011118
UN Number UN1500
Merck Index 14,8648
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AAA186680I

 
alfa aesar™
A186680I
5000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA186680B

 
alfa aesar™
A186680B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 69
Chemical Name or Material Sodium nitrite
TSCA TSCA
Odor Odorless
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula NNaO2
Linear Formula NaNO2
MDL Number MFCD00011118
CAS 7632-00-0
UN Number UN1500
Merck Index 14,8648
Melting Point 271°C (dec.)
Quantity 5000g
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H272
Toxic if swallowed.
May intensify fire; oxidizer.
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: III; Proper Shipping Name: SODIUM NITRITE
RTECS Number RA1225000

Applications
Sodium nitrite is used in many industrial applications viz. in meat curing, coloring and preserving. It is used as a reagent in analytical chemistry, an antidote in cyanide poisoning, an electrolyte in electrochemical grinding, as a cooling solution in closed loop systems and as an additive in industrial greases. It finds application as a corrosion inhibitor as well as in the rubber industry. In metallurgy, it is used for phosphatizing and detinning. It acts as a precursor to diazo dyes, nitroso compounds and various organic compounds like pharmaceuticals. As a food additive, it is used to prevent botulism.

Solubility
Soluble in water, methanol, ethanol, ammonia, nitric acid. Slightly soluble diethyl ether.

Notes
Decomposes above 320°. Hygroscopic. Incompatible with reducing agents, strong oxidizing agents, organics, finely powdered metals.

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