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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 19.80
14245-22 100g 58.20
14245-36 500g 140.00
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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-H500

May intensify fire; oxidizer. Toxic if swallowed. May form combustible dust concentrations in air

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P210-P220-P221-P264b-P270-P281-P301+P310-P308+P313-P330-P370+P378q-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials. Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Rinse mouth. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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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