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LC5216 Sodium nitrite
extra pure


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC32216 Plastic bottle 1 kg inquire
AC32216 Plastic bottle 5 kg inquire
AC32216 Fiber carton 50 kg inquire


Product information
Hill Formula NNaO2
Chemical formula NaNO2
HS Code 2834 10 00
EC number 231-555-9
Molar mass 69.00 g/mol
EC index number 007-010-00-4
CAS number 7632-00-0


Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature 510 °C
Solubility 820 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point 280 °C (decomposition)
Molar mass 69.00 g/mol
Density 2.1 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Bulk density 1200 kg/m3
pH value 9 (100 g/l, H2O, 20 °C)
Boiling point 320 °C (decomposition)


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) P273: Avoid release to the environment.
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Pictogram(s)

RTECS RA1225000
Storage class 5.1 B Oxidizing agents (TRG 515 Group 2+3)
WGK WGK 2 water endangering


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 1500 SODIUM NITRITE, 5.1 (6.1), III, Segregation Group: 12 (Nitrites and their mixtures)
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1500 SODIUM NITRITE, 5.1 (6.1), III


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 85 mg/kg


Assay (permanganometric; calc. on dried substance) 99.0 – 100.5 %
Identity passes test
Clarity of solution passes test
Acidity or alkalinity passes test
Chloride (Cl) ≤ 0.005 %
Sulphate (SO4) ≤ 0.005 %
Heavy metals (as Pb) ≤ 0.001 %
Ca (Calcium) ≤ 0.005 %
Residual solvents (Ph.Eur./USP/ICH) excluded by production process
Loss on drying ≤ 0.25 %