Product Code : AZ652
Brand Name : AZ
Name: Potassium nitrite
CAS Registry Number: 7758-09-0
Potassium nitrite, with chemical formula KNO2, is a material which contains potassium and nitrogen.
Potassium nitrite should not be confused with potassium nitrate.
As a food additive, potassium nitrite is used as a preservative in a manner similar to that of sodium nitrite. It has the E number E249.
Potassium nitrite is a strong oxidizer and contact with skin or clothing, as well as inhalation and ingestion, should be avoided.
Potassium nitrite is used in the manufacturing of heat transfer salts, and is highly combustible
POTASSIUM NITRITE Basic information
Product Name: POTASSIUM NITRITE
Synonyms: Nitrousacid,potassiumsalt;nitrousacid,potassiumsalt[qr];Nitrousacidpotassiumsalt;potassiumnitrite(1:1);POTASSIUM NITRITE;POTASSIUM NITRITE R. G.;POTASSIUM NITRITE APPROX. 97% (TITRATION;POTASSIUM NITRITE, 96+%, A.C.S. REAGENT
Product Categories: Inorganics;Analytical Reagents for General Use;O-P, Puriss p.a. ACS;Puriss p.a. ACS;ACS GradeSynthetic Reagents;Essential Chemicals;Routine Reagents;Inorganic Salts;Potassium;Synthetic Reagents
Mol File: 7758-09-0.mol
POTASSIUM NITRITE Chemical Properties
mp 350 °C (dec.)(lit.)
density 1,92 g/cm3
Stability: Stability Stable, but strong oxidizer - contact with combustible material may lead to fire. Incompatible with strong reducing agents, strong acids, combustible materials, cyanides, ammonium salts.
CAS DataBase Reference 7758-09-0(CAS DataBase Reference)
Hazard Codes O,T,N
Risk Statements 8-25-50
Safety Statements 45-61
RIDADR UN 1488 5.1/PG 2
WGK Germany 2