Ingredi Sodium Nitrite FCC is a free-flowing granular product that is manufactured and packaged by CHEMTRADE in bulk 50 pound bags.
Sodium Nitrite is a food grade additive used commonly in meat processing products. It is an antioxidant used to cure meats such as beef jerky, ham, bacon, hot dogs, sausages, and more. It blocks the growth of bacteria that causes botulism and prevents spoilage. It can help prevent the growth of Listeria monocytogenes. As a preservative, it substantially lengthens the shelf life of cured meats.
Sodium Nitrite is manufactured by Chemtrade Logistics, Inc., and meets all Food Chemicals Codex (FCC) specifications. It is certified Pareve and Kosher. Sodium Nitrite GMO-free and is suitable for use in Halal products. It fulfills the ISO 9001:2008 standard.
Sodium Nitrite is an odorless, free-flowing granular product that is food grade and pale straw-colored. It is soluble in water upon heating, and is stable in neutral or alkaline solutions, but decomposes in acid solutions. It has a melting point of 519.98 degrees Fahrenheit (271.1 degrees Celsius), and a specific gravity of 2.168. Bulk Density is 76.9-80.5 lbs/cu ft.