Sodium Nitrite


    Chemical nameSodium nitrite, NaNO2
    AppearanceWhite to slightly yellow crystalline product
    Appearance of solutionpass
    CAS No.7632-00-0
    EINECS No.231-555-9


    AssaySodium Nitrite (NaNO2): Min 99.0g/100g
    Sodium Nitrate (NaNO3): Max 0.7g/100g
    Sodium Carbonate (Na2CO3): Max 600mg/kg
    Chloride (Cl)Max 50 mg/kg
    Acidity or Alkalinity pass
    Heavy metals
    (sum as Pb)
    Max 10 mg/kg
    CadmiumMax 1 mg/kg
    ArsenicMax 0.2 mg/kg
    Loss on drying
    Max 0.2 g/100g
    LeadMax 1 mg/kg
    InsolubleMax 50 mg/kg
    MercuryMax 0.05 mg/kg
    SulphateMax 50 mg/kg

    Direct Food Ingredients will ensure that any material supplied this specification will confirm to the above physical and chemical properties. However, we have no control over the use of the material and can accept no responsibility for problems caused by the customer's failure to ensure the material supplied is suitable for the intended use.

    This specification has been last modified on Mon 12 March 2012 (1013)

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