Alfa Aesar™ Sodium nitrate, 98+%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A123270E

Quantity 2500g

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 7631-99-4
    Molecular Formula NaNO3
    Formula Weight 84.99g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00011119
    UN Number UN1498
    Merck Index 14,8647
    Chemical Name or Material Sodium nitrate

    Specifications

    Odor Odorless
    Melting Point ≈308°C
    Quantity 2500g
    CAS 7631-99-4
    Molecular Formula NaNO3
    Formula Weight 84.99g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00011119
    UN Number UN1498
    Merck Index 14,8647
    Health Hazard 1 Danger
    Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
    H272-H302
    May intensify fire
    oxidizer.
    Harmful if swallowed.
    Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
    P221-P210-P220-P280-P301+P312-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.
    Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
    IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
    Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
    DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 5.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: SODIUM NITRATE
    RTECS Number WC5600000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Sodium nitrate
    Assay ≥98%

    Description

    Applications
    Sodium nitrate is used in the production of fertilizers, nitric acid, pyrotechnics, smoke-bombs, glass and pottery enamels. In combination with boron trifluoride it forms an efficient reagent for nitration of aromatic compounds. Adsorption on alumina provides an environmentally benign aromatic nitrating agent. Further it finds use as food preservative and as a solid rocket propellant. It is also used as an electrolyte in a salt bridge, and as thermal storage medium in power generation systems.

    Solubility
    Freely soluble in water, ammonia and hydrazine. Soluble in alcohol.Slightly soluble in pyridine.

    Notes
    Sodium nitrate is hygroscopic in nature.

    GHS H Statement
    H272-H302
    May intensify fire
    oxidizer.
    Harmful if swallowed.

    GHS P Statement
    P221-P210-P220-P280-P301+P312-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.
    Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
    IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
    Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

    Danger

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