Sodium Nitrate is used as a food additive (preservative) and color fixative in cured meats and poultry. IT also has a role in fertiliser production for the agricultural industry. Also used in wastewater applications where consuming the nitrate in preference to oxygen, enabling water treatment. It is used as an anticaking agent.
|Molar Weight||84.9947 g/mol|
|Melting Point||308 °C|
|Boiling Point||380 °C|
|Forms||Powder, White, Prill, Granular, Pellets|
Synonyms: Chile Saltpeter, NaNO3, Nitric Acid, Sodium Salt, Nitric Acid, Sodium Salt 1 : 1, Soda Niter Chile Saltpeter, Sodium Nitrate
Chemical Formula: NaNO3
CAS Number: 7631-99-4