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Sodium Nitrate

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CAS No. 7631-99-4


Sodium nitrate is a common nitrate salt used in applications including fertilizers and as a meat preservative.

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Sodium nitrate is a common nitrate salt used in many applications including in fertilizers and as a food preservative in meats. Sodium Nitrate is commonly used to preserve and keep the color of meat and poultry, it is also used in gunpowder and fireworks manufacturing. It has some minor use in the wastewater industry for facultative microorganism respiration.


Sodium nitrate is incompatible with reducing agents, acids, bases, combustibles, and other materials that are incompatible with weak oxidizers. Please see SDS for full safety and compatibility information.

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