Sodium nitrate

Industrial Chemicals

Product Summary

A white, odorless, crystalline powder, which is deliquescent and its water solution displays a neutral reaction. It dissolves in water and glycerin, and is slightly soluble in alcohol. It is a strong oxidizing agent.

Chemical formula



Flexible container


  • Glass (antifoaming agent)
  • Fertilizer
  • Dye
  • Low explosive
  • Manufacture of salts such as potassium nitrate
  • Oxidizing agent
  • Combustion improver for cigarettes
  • Heat treatment (brine solvent)
  • For heat mediums

Handling precautions

Subject to the Fire Service Act (hazardous material category 1).


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