POTASSIUM NITRITE

CAS #: 7758-09-0
SKU: 7758-09-0

Potassium nitrite appears as a yellowish white crystalline solid. Noncombustible but accelerates the burning of all combustible material. If large quantities are involved in fire or if the combustible material is finely divided, an explosion may result. May explode under prolonged exposure to heat. Toxic oxides of nitrogen are produced in fires. Used to make other chemicals and in chemical analysis.

Additional Information

Additional information

CAS No

7758-09-0

Formula

KNO2

Synonyms

POTASSIUM NITRITENitrous acid, potassium saltCaswell No. 698CCRIS 3959HSDB 1216EINECS 231-832-4Potassium nitrite (1:1)

Chemical Options

Item No.14201
Molecular Weight85.11
Solubility281-g-100-cc-of-water-0-degc-413-g-100-cc-of-water-100-degc
Melting Point441-degc-with-decomp-starting-at-350-degc
Density1.915

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