Buy Sodium nitrite is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula NaNO2. It is a white to slightly yellowish crystalline powder that is very soluble in water and is hygroscopic. Food additive In the early 1900s, irregular curing was commonplace. This led to further research surrounding the use of sodium nitrite as an additive in food, standardizing the amount present in foods to minimize the amount needed while maximizing its food additive role. Through this research, sodium nitrite has been found to inhibit the growth of disease-causing microorganisms; give taste and colour to the meat; and inhibit lipid oxidation that leads to rancidity. The ability of sodium nitrite to address the above-mentioned issues has led to the production of meat with improved food safety, extended storage life and improved desirable colour/taste.
|White or slightly yellowish crystals
|Sodium Nitrite (as dry base)
|Sodium Nitrate (as dry base)
|1.40 % max.
|Water insoluble matter