CHARACTERISTIC

  • It is colorless odorless and clear granulated chemical compound

FLAVOR

  • Slightly bitter, salty in taste

SOLUBILITY

  • Soluble in water and glycerin
  • Less soluble in alcohol

DENSITY

  • 2.26

MELTING POINT

  • 308 degree Celsius
  • Proves to explosive at 537 degree Celsius

PREPARATION

  • It is obtained by the reaction of sodium carbonate and nitric acid

 USES

  • Acts as an oxidizing agent
  • it is also used fertilizer, glass making and  paint industry.
  • It has widely use in pyrotechnic fireworks industry.
  • in the making of black powder and ceramics coating enamels.

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