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7758-09-0 - Potassium nitrite, 97% - L13289 - Alfa Aesar

L13289 Potassium nitrite, 97%

CAS Number
7758-09-0
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 27.20
500g 59.40
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Potassium nitrite, 97%

MDL
MFCD00011408
EINECS
231-832-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
KNO2
Formula Weight
85.11
Melting point
350° dec.
Density
1.915
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol and ammonia.

Applications

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

Dassanayake, R. S.; Cabelli, D. E.; Brasch, N. E. Pulse radiolysis studies of the reactions of nitrogen dioxide with the vitamin B12 complexes cob(II)alamin and nitrocobalamin. J. Inorg. Biochem. 2015, 142, 54-58.

Song, X.; Cornforth, D.; Whittier, D.; Luo, X. Nitrite spray treatment to promote red color stability of vacuum packaged beef. Meat Sci. 2015, 99, 8-17.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H272-H301-H400

May intensify fire; oxidizer. Toxic if swallowed. Very toxic to aquatic life.

Precautionary Statements: P221-P210-P220-P273-P280-P264-P301+P310-P321-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. Avoid release to the environment. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Wash thoroughly after handling. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Specific treatment (see label). 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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