CHARECTERISTICS

  • It is transparent granulated compound. Also available in powdered from.

TASTE

  • It has a resisting salty taste. It also Absorbs moisture from the air.

DENSITY

  • 2.106

MELTING POINT

  • 373 degree Celsius

SOLUBILITY

  • Highly soluble in water and glycerin

Less soluble in alcohol

HAZARDS

  • Less poisonous in nature

Highly explosive

  • Upon heating, proves to be explosive.
  • Strong oxidizing agent

USES

  • It is used in explosives and match industry
  • Also used as a fertilizing agent and in glass making.
  • It acts as an oxidizing agent.
  • Also used in stable tempering and  food products.

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