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Sodium Nitrite

General Information:


CAS Number: 7632-00-0

Molecular Weight: 69.00 g/mol

Appearance: White to slightly yellow solid

Chemical Formula: NaNO2

Common Uses:

Reagent in Sandmeyer reactions

Procedure excerpt:

To a solution of the SM (8.0 g, 47.0 mmol) in dioxane (8.0 mL) at 0 C was added 48% HBr (95 mL), followed by the dropwise addition of a solution of NaNO2 in water . . .

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1) Patent Reference: WO2014149164, page 269, (23.7 MB)

2) Wikipedia: Sodium nitrite (link)

3) Sodium nitrite (link)