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Sodium Nitrate FCC Crystals

Jost Code: 3771

Sodium Nitrate can be used as an antimicrobial agent and as a food preservative. Product specifications, SDSs and certifications are available under Additional Information.

Chemical Formula
NaNO3
CAS Number
7631-99-4
Molecular Weight
84.99
Use
Antimicrobial agent; preservative
Description
Colorless crystalline granules, odorless
Containers
50 kg/110 lb fiber drums; 25 kg cartons EU only
D.O.T. Information
Hazard Class 5.1, UN1498, Oxidizer
Agglomeration
Sodium Nitrate crystals tend to agglomerate. Agglomeration is a normal occurrence for this chemical.
Storage
Store in a clean, dry warehouse in the original unopened containers.
Revision Date
2/20/2015
Identification
Sodium
Pass
Nitrate
Pass
Assay
99.0 - 100.5 %
pH (20%)
Neutral to Litmus
Lead
4 ppm maximum
Total Chlorine
Pass
Microbial Test Results
Aerobic Plate Count
1000 cfu/g maximum
Yeast and Mold Count
100 cfu/g maximum
Total Coliforms
Negative