Sodium nitrate 99.5% AR [7631-99-4]
Sodium nitrate is used as a nitrogen fertilizer (contains 15.5% nitrogen). Used to obtain nitric acid, used as an oxidant in pyrotechnics. It is used in food and glass industry in the production of paints, enamels, medicines and explosives.
Appearance white, fine crystalline powder
Content (in dried preparation) min. 99.5%
Water insoluble substances max. 0.005%
pH (5%, 20oC) 5 – 7.5
Water max 1%
Nitrite (NO2) max. 0.0002%
Chlorides (Cl) max. 0.0005%
Chlorates and perchlorates (Cl) max. 0.003%
Phosphates (PO4) max. 0.0002%
Sulphates (SO4) max. 0.003%
Ammonium salts (NH4) max. 0.002%
Heavy metals (Pb) max. 0.0005%
Magnesium (Mg) max. 0.001%
Potassium (K) max. 0.005%
Calcium (Ca) max. 0.002%
Iron (Fe) max. 0.0002%
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