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14245 Potassium nitrite, ACS, 96.0% min

CAS Number
7758-09-0
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
14245-09 10g 19.20
14245-22 100g 56.00
14245-36 500g 135.00
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Potassium nitrite, ACS, 96.0% min

MDL
MFCD00011408
EINECS
231-832-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
KNO2
Formula Weight
85.11
Form
Solid
Melting point
350° dec.
Density
1.915
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water, hot alcohol, liquid NH{3}Soluble in water, alcohol and ammonia.

Grade Specifications

Maximum level of impurities: Insoluble matter 0.01%, Cl 0.03%, SO4 0.01%, Ca 0.005%, Mg 0.002%, Heavy Metals (as Pb) 0.001%, Fe 0.001%, Na 0.5%

Applications

In analytical chemistry (testing for amino acids, cobalt, iodine, urea).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.

Notes

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

Literature References

Kuzhiumparambil, U.; Watanabe, S.; Fu, S. Oxidation of testosterone by permanganate and its implication in sports drug testing. New J. Chem. 2015, 39 (3), 1597-1602.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H272-H301

May intensify fire; oxidizer. Toxic if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P221-P210v-P220-P301+P310a-P405-P501a

Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles. Keep away from heat Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,7649
Hazard Class
5.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2834.10
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
TT3750000

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