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Sodium nitrate

analytical standard

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Synonym(s):
E251, Chile salpeter
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
NaNO3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
84.99
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

assay

≥99.995% trace metals basis

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

mp

306 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

water: soluble 874 g/L at 20 °C

cation traces

B: ≤1 mg/kg

suitability

conforms to structure for Infrared spectrum

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

SMILES string

[Na+].[O-][N+]([O-])=O

InChI

1S/NO3.Na/c2-1(3)4;/q-1;+1

InChI key

VWDWKYIASSYTQR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Sodium nitrate is a nitrate salt of sodium, which finds application as a preservative in cured meat products for the protection against Clostridium botulinum and other Clostridium species.

Application

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Sodium nitrate may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in the following:
  • Ham using reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatography with diode array detection (RP-HPLC-DAD).
  • Human saliva samples using ion chromatography (IC) technique.

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Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Ox. Sol. 3

Storage Class

5.1B - Oxidizing hazardous materials

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WGK 1

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