Substance Details
Classification information
(1)UN Number
1488
(2)Proper Shipping Name
POTASSIUM NITRITE
(3)Class or division
5.1
(4)Subsidiary risks
-
(5)Packing group
II
(6)Special provisions
-
(7a)Limited quantities
1 kg
(7b)Excepted quantities
(15)EmS
Packing Information
(8)Packing instructions
(9)Packing provisions
-
(10)IBC Instructions
(11)IBC Provisions
B4 B21
(13)Tank instructions
(14)Tank provisions
TP33
Stowage and Segregation Information
(16a)Stowage and handling
(16b)Segregation
SG38
Stow "separated from" ammonium compounds.
SG49
Stow "separated from" cyanides.
Properties and Observations

White or slightly yellowish deliquescent crystals or sticks. Soluble in water. Mixtures with combustible material are readily ignited and may burn fiercely. Mixtures with ammonium compounds or cyanides may explode. Harmful if swallowed.

Package labels and marks
5.1
For marking and labelling of packages, including IBCs see section 5.2.