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Nitrates and Nitrites

  1. Wolfgang Laue retired1,
  2. Michael Thiemann2,
  3. Erich Scheibler3,
  4. Karl Wilhelm Wiegand4

Published Online: 15 JUN 2000

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a17_265

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Laue, W., Thiemann, M., Scheibler, E. and Wiegand, K. W. 2000. Nitrates and Nitrites. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Gewerkschaft Victor Chemische Werke (now BASF), Castrop–Rauxel, Federal Republic of Germany

  2. 2

    Uhde GmbH, Dortmund, Federal Republic of Germany

  3. 3

    Uhde GmbH, Dortmund, Federal Republic of Germany

  4. 4

    Uhde GmbH, Dortmund, Federal Republic of Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUN 2000

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Sodium Nitrate
1.1.Properties
1.2.Occurrence
1.3.Production
1.3.1.Chile Saltpeter
1.3.2.Synthetic Sodium Nitrate
1.4.Product Forms, Storage, and Transportation
1.5.Uses
1.6.Economic Aspects
2.Potassium Nitrate
2.1.Properties
2.2.Occurrence
2.3.Production
2.3.1.Bacterial Production of Saltpeter
2.3.2.Converted Saltpeter
2.3.3.Potassium Nitrate from Calcium Nitrate
2.3.4.Potassium Nitrate from Ammonium Nitrate
2.3.5.Potassium Nitrate from Potassium Chloride and Nitric Acid
2.4.Product Forms, Storage, and Transportation
2.5.Uses
2.6.Economic Aspects
3.Calcium Nitrate
3.1.Properties
3.2.Occurrence
3.3.Production
3.3.1.Calcium Nitrate from Limestoneand Nitric Acid
3.3.2.Calcium Nitrate as a Byproduct of the Odda Process
3.4.Product Forms, Storage, and Transportation
3.5.Uses
3.6.Economic Aspects
4.Sodium Nitrite
4.1.Properties
4.2.Production
4.3.Product Forms, Storage, and Transportation
4.4.Uses
4.5.Economic Aspects
5.Potassium Nitrite
5.1.Properties
5.2.Production
5.3.Uses
6.Ammonium Nitrite
6.1.Properties
6.2.Production
6.3.Uses
7.Calcium Nitrite
7.1.Properties
7.2.Production
7.3.Uses
8.Analysis of Nitrates and Nitrites
9.Environmental Aspects
10.Toxicology and Occupational Health