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Chemical >> Sodium Nitrite
  Product Name
: Sodium Nitrite
Item No. : CTC- S02
Place of Origin : India

Detailed Product Specifications

Sodium Nitrite is a white or slight yellowish color crystalline powder when pure. It is used as a color fixative and preservative in meats and fish. It is also used in manufacturing diazo dyes, nitroso compounds, and other organic compounds. As a food additive, it serves a dual purpose in the food industry since it both alters the color of preserved fish and meats and also prevents growth of Clostridium botulinum, the bacteria which causes botulism.
Specification: Supergrade (Some items are superior to the National Standard)
NaNO2 (as dry basis): 99.0% min
NaNO3 (as dry basis): 0.80% max
Insoluble matters in water: 0.05% max
Moisture: 1.8% max
Chlorides (as Cl, on dry base): 0.1% max
Synonyms: Ammonium Muriate, Salammoniac
Formula: NaNO2
M.W: 69.00(According to international Atomic Weight in 1995).
Registeration Number: SC 07 dated: 24.8.2001
The product accords with the National Standard of GB/T19001 - 2000 idt ISO 9001: 2000 Standard

Property: White powdered crystalline with slight yellow, specific gravity 2.17(20°C), M.P. 271 soluble in water, slightly soluble in alcohol and either deliquenscene when heated at 320°. Decompose to O2, N2, Na2O, NO or NO2. Easily burn and explode, when mixed with organic materials. It gives nitrogen oxide when burns. Absorbs oxygen from air, evolves as NaNO2. It is strong poison, do not contact with skin to avoid pollution or toxicant.

Away from organic compound, combustible substances, strong reductant and food. Store in a dry and and cool place. Keep away from sunlight and damp.

Usage: Mainly used for manufacture of nitrocompound, azodye, bleaching agent mordant and heat treatment of metal etc.
Packing: In 25Kgs net in pp/PE bags. There is a mark for dangerous materials on outer bag.

Inspection Details: SGS or any other agency as per your requirement.

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