Sodium nitrite appears as a yellowish white crystalline solid. Sodium nitrite is an inorganic sodium salt having nitrite as the counterion. It has a role as an antimicrobial food preservative, an antihypertensive agent, a food antioxidant, a poison and an antidote to cyanide poisoning. It is a nitrite salt and an inorganic sodium salt. Sodium nitrite solution appears as a clear colorless to yellow solution.
|Molar Weight||68.995 g/mol|
|Forms||Powder, Yellow, Crystalline|
Synonyms: SODIUM NITRITE, 0, Nitrous acid, sodium salt, sodiumnitrite, Erinitrit, Filmerine, Natrium nitrit, Nitrito sodico, Anti-rust, Sodium nitrite solution, Nitrite, sodium, Diazotizing salts, Nitrite de sodium, Caswell, E 250, NaNO2, Nitrous Acid, Sodium Salt
Chemical Formula: NaNO2
CAS Number: 7632-00-0