CAS - Molecule of the Week

Molecule of the Week
April 30, 2007

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Sodium nitrate, also called saltpeter, is mined or synthetically produced and used as fertilizer, a food preservative in hot dogs and sausages, an ingredient in glass and ceramics, and was once of strategic importance because of its use in gunpowder.

Sodium Nitrate

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