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LC5150 Potassium nitrite
cryst. for analysis EMSURE


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC32150 Plastic bottle 250 g 33.075
AC32150 Plastic bottle 1 kg



Product information
Hill Formula KNO2
HS Code 2834 10 00
EC number 231-832-4
Molar mass 85.11 g/mol
EC index number 007-011-00-X
CAS number 7758-09-0


Chemical and physical data
Solubility 2810 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point 440 °C
Molar mass 85.11 g/mol
Density 1.92 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Bulk density 980 kg/m3
pH value 7 – 10 (50 g/l, H2O, 20 °C)


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H272: May intensify fire; oxidiser.
H301: Toxic if swallowed.
H400: Very toxic to aquatic life.
Precautionary Statement(s) P210: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. – No smoking.
P273: Avoid release to the environment.
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Pictogram(s)
Storage class 5.1 B Oxidizing agents (TRG 515 Group 2+3)
WGK WGK 2 water endangering
Disposal 22
Inorganic peroxides and oxidants as well as bromine and iodine should be rendered harmless by reduction with acidic sodium thiosulfate solution (Cat. No. 106513); container D or E. Slightly soluble oxidants should be collected separately in container E or I.


Safety information
R Phrase R 8-25-50
Contact with combustible material may cause fire.Toxic if swallowed.Very toxic to aquatic organisms.
S Phrase S 45-61
In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/ Safety data sheets.
Categories of danger oxidizing, toxic, dangerous for the environment
Hazard Symbol Oxidising
Dangerous for the environment


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1488 POTASSIUM NITRITE, 5.1, II, Segregation Group: 12 (Nitrites and their mixtures)
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1488 POTASSIUM NITRITE, 5.1, II


Assay (cerimetric) ≥ 97.0 %
pH-value (5 %; water) 7.0 – 10.0
Chloride (Cl) ≤ 0.005 %
Sulphate (SO4) ≤ 0.005 %
Heavy metals (as Pb) ≤ 0.0005 %
Ca (Calcium) ≤ 0.003 %
Fe (Iron) ≤ 0.0005 %
Na (Sodium) ≤ 0.25 %