Sodium Nitrite

Sodium Nitrite | NaNO2

Sodium Nitrite

Product Name: Sodium Nitrite

Molecular Formula: NaNO₂

Molecular Weight: 69.00

Product Form: Appearance is white or slightly yellowish, orthorhombic crystal or powder.


1. Slightly salty, deliquescent, strong moisture absorption, soluble in water and liquid ammonia, slightly soluble in methanol, ethanol, and ether.

2. Decompose when heated to above 320°C.

3. Sodium Nitrite mixed with organic matter and sulfur can cause combustion and explosion, and has oxidizing and reducing properties.

4. Sodium Nitrite is slowly oxidized to sodium nitrate in the air. When encountering weak acid, brown nitrous oxide gas is liberated.

Product Indicators:

Main IndicatorsUnitPremium ProductFirst ClassQualified ProductFood Grade
Sodium Nitrite%≥9998.59899
Sodium Nitrate%≤0.811.9-
Water Insoluble Substance%≤
Water Content%≤1.422.51.8

Storage and Transportation

Sodium Nitrite should be placed in a low-temperature, dry, ventilated warehouse. The doors and windows are tight to prevent direct sunlight. It can be stored in the same storage with other nitrates other than ammonium nitrate, but stored separately from organic matter, flammable substances, and reducing agents, and isolated from the source of fire.


1. Mordant for fabric dyeing.

2. Bleaching agent for silk and flax, metal heat treatment agent.

3. Steel corrosion inhibitor, electroplating corrosion inhibitor.

4. Antidote for cyanide poisoning, chemical analysis reagent, laboratory analysis reagent.

5. It is used as a coloring agent, antimicrobial agent and preservative in the processing of meat products.

6. Pharmaceutical production of vasodilators, as well as raw materials for the production of potassium nitrite, nitro compounds, azo dyes, etc.

Sodium Nitrite





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