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Chemical Sodium Nitrite

Name Sodium Nitrite
CAS Type 1 Name Nitrous acid, sodium salt
Equivalent Term Nitrite, Sodium
CAS Registry Number 7632-00-0
Definition Nitrous acid sodium salt. Used in many industrial processes, in meat curing, coloring, and preserving, and as a reagent in ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY TECHNIQUES. It is used therapeutically as an antidote in cyanide poisoning. The compound is toxic and mutagenic and will react in vivo with secondary or tertiary amines thereby producing highly carcinogenic nitrosamines.
Structure Sodium Nitrite
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MeSH® ID D012977
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1. ChemicalsInorganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Nitrogen Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Nitrous Acid Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Nitrites Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Sodium Nitrite Has associated genes Has associated diseases
2. ChemicalsInorganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Sodium Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Sodium Nitrite Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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