|Name:||Sodium Nitrate||HS CODE:||3102500000|
|UN NO.:||1498||CAS NO.:||7631-99-4|
Sodium Nitrate NaNO3 Powder,
Sodium Nitrate UN1498,
7631-99-4 Sodium Nitrate
99% Sodium Nitrate NaNO3 Powder 25kg/Bag Or 1000kg/Bag UN1498 As Preservatives
Sodium nitrate is an inorganic nitrate salt of an alkali metal with the chemical formula NaNO3. Sodium nitrate a white, odorless, crystalline powder, which is deliquescent and its water solution displays a neutral reaction. It dissolves in water and glycerin, and is slightly soluble in alcohol. It is a strong oxidizing agent.
|Moisture, % ≤||1||1.5||2|
|Chloride (NaCl), % ≤||0.25||0.3||-|
|Water insoluble (as dry base),% ≤||0.03||0.06||-|
|NaNO2, % ≤||0.01||0.02||0.15|
1. Can sodium nitrate explode?
Sodium nitrate is non-combustible, but the material is a powerful oxidizer and may cause ignition due to its heat of response with reduction agents or fuels.
2. What is sodium nitrate used for?
Sodium nitrate is a kind of salt used for food preservation for a long time. It produces a separate flavour, regulates the oxidation of lipids and acts as an antimicrobial.
3.Is sodium nitrate carcinogenic?
Used as preservatives, sodium nitrate, and sodium nitrite add colour and flavour to processed meats. The International Cancer Research Agency (IARC) has evaluated and categorized ingested nitrates and nitrites as likely to cause cancer in humans.
4. What is the difference between sodium nitrate and sodium nitrite?
Sodium nitrate is a salt often added to meats that are jerky, bacon and luncheon. On the other side, sodium nitrite is a salt and antioxidant widely used for the healing of ham and bacon. Both chemicals function as food preservatives and, among other uses, add red or purple colour to processed meats.
5. When was sodium nitrate discovered?
In 1820 or 1825, Chile Saltpetre’s first shipment to Europe arrived in England, but found no buyers and was dumped at sea to prevent customs tolls.
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