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Data Sheet
Potassium Nitrite

Product Code 16-5650
Appearance White-Yellowish
Assay 94.0 Min
Potassium Hydroxide 0.05
Potassium Carbonate 0.15
Potassium Chloride 0.05
Insoluble in Water 0.01
Iron 0.003
Solubility g/100ml @0 ° C 281
Solubility g/100ml @100 ° C 413


PACKAGING:275 lb. Polyethlene Drum

USES: Potassium Nitrite is used to manufacture of heat transfer salts.

HANDLING: Avoid inhalation and ingestion. Avoid contact with skin and clothing. Strong oxidizer. Since no exposure limits have been established by OSHA and ACGIH, we recommend that our product be treated as a nuisance dust 15mg/m 3. See SDS for more information.


SHIPPING INFORMATION: UN# 1488, Class 5.1, PGII, Label Code 5.1

Potassium Nitrite

CAS Number 7758-09-0
RTEC Number TT 3750000
Melting point 441 ° C
Water Solubility 298.4g/100ml at 20 ° C
EINEC Number 2318324
Molecular Wt. 85.11
Molecular Formula KNO2
Specific Gravity 1.915

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