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Production and agricultural use of sodium nitrate

Albert R. Merz

Production and agricultural use of sodium nitrate

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants,
  • Nitrates,
  • Effect of nitrates on

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Albert R. Merz and C.C. Fletcher
    SeriesCircular / United States Department of Agriculture -- no. 436, Circular (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 436.
    ContributionsFletcher, C. C. (Charles Cloyes), 1883-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25514277M
    OCLC/WorldCa16837227

    the use of sodium nitrite. If too much is added there is a risk of illness, even death, to the consumer. USDA recognized this concern when the regulations permitting the direct use of sodium nitrite were established. Levels of use and safeguards in handling it were established. The industry itself has devised further control Size: KB. The widespread use of nitrate fertilizers increases the risk of well-water contami nation in rural areas. This monograph is one in a series of self-instructional publications designed to increase the primary care provider’s knowledge of hazardous substances in the environment and to aid in the.


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Production and agricultural use of sodium nitrate by Albert R. Merz Download PDF EPUB FB2

PRODUCTION AND AGRICULTURAL USE OF SODIUM NITRATE By Albert R. Merz, chemist, Fertilizer Research Division, Bureau of Agricultural Chemistry and Engineering, and C. Fletcher, associate chemist, Division of Soil Fertility Investigations, Bureau of Plant Industry CONTENTS Page Natural sodium nitrate.

1 Synthetic sodium nitrate 2 Composition. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Merz, Albert R. (Albert Ronald), Production and agricultural use of sodium nitrate. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Genre/Form: book: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Merz, Albert R.

(Albert Ronald), Production and agricultural use of sodium nitrate. Small deposits of sodium nitrate are reported in other countries, but the Republic of Chile is the only commercial source of this product, so it is frequently referred to as Chilean nitrate.

Agricultural Use Sodium nitrate provides an immediately available source of N nutrition to plants since it is highly soluble. It has been used as. Consumption of sodium nitrate for industrial uses has been rather steady, but production for use as fertilizer has declined. Various technical and industrial grades are available, in addition to.

The three end-use products, two containing 65% a.i. sodium nitrate and one with % sodium nitrate, are all used as fumigant gas cartridges designed to be placed in burrows. The sodium nitrate supports the combustion of charcoal in the formulation of each product.

Production and agricultural use of sodium nitrate Item Preview remove-circle Production and agricultural use of sodium nitrate by Merz, Albert R. (Albert Ronald), This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library.

Pages: Supplemental Technical Report Sodium Nitrate Crop Production Ma Compiled by ICF International for the USDA National Organic Program Page 2 of 12 52 When shipped, sodium nitrate is considered hazardous as it is a strong oxidizer (i.e., highly reactive).

Sodium nitrate is the chemical compound with the formula Na N O alkali metal nitrate salt is also known as Chile saltpeter (large deposits of which were historically mined in Chile) to distinguish it from ordinary saltpeter, potassium mineral form is also known as nitratine, nitratite or soda niter.

Sodium nitrate is a white solid very soluble in al formula: NaNO₃. • To convert sodium nitrite to potassium nitrite: multiply by • To convert sodium nitrate to potassium nitrate: multiply by e.g. the maximum amount of sodium nitrite which can be added to meat products in general is mg/kg, which is equivalent to mg/kg potassium nitrite.

This invention relates to a process for the production of sodium nitrite by the absorption of nitrogen oxides in alkaline solutions such as solutions of sodium hydroxide or carbonate, and it is an object of this invention to provide a process whereby sodium nitrite of a high degree of purity may be recovered from the solution thus produced, with an economical utilization of the raw materials.

– sodium 2,4 – dinitrophenolate – sodium 5 – nitroguaiacolate – sodium ortho – nitrophenolate – sodium para – nitrophenolate – sodium glucoheptonate – sodium lignosulfonate – sodium molybdate dihydrate – sorbitan monooleate – spinosad – spiromesifen – stearyl alcohol.

Sodium nitrate is currently listed on the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List) at 7 CFR (g) as a prohibited nonsynthetic as follows: Sodium nitrate—unless use is restricted to no more than 20 percent of the crop's total nitrogen requirement; use in spirulina production is unrestricted until Octo File Size: KB.

Sodium nitrate is a colorless, odorless, crystalline compound, sometimes referred to as soda niter, nitrate of soda or Chile saltpeter. It is used for making potassium nitrate, fertilizers, explosives, in the production of high-strength glass, some limited pharmaceuticals and to preserve meats.

There are many uses of Sodium Nitrate in the worldwide fields, there are for fertilizers, potassium nitrate, limited pharmaceuticals, explosives, and the high-strength glass production. It can be used for the production of nitric acid which is very important for fertilizers and explosives, the etching of metal, purification and extraction of gold.

W.F. Harrigan, Margaret E. McCance, in Laboratory Methods in Microbiology, 3 Meats and meat products preserved by curing and pickling.

Meat preserved by the use of sodium chloride and sodium nitrate or nitrite may contain salt tolerant micro-organisms which can be detected by growing in nutrient media containing 15 per cent NaCl. The bacterial flora of such products frequently includes. the period of World War I (WWI) production rose to ab ton fixed nitrogen/year.

In the Haber process provided Germany with more thanton fixed nitrogen/year. The exploitation of salitre (sodium nitrate) started aroundmainly for gunpowder manufacturing purposes. The first recorded shipments of sodiumCited by: Salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride (NaCl), a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts; salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or is present in vast quantities in seawater, where it is the main mineral open ocean has about 35 grams ( oz) of solids per liter of sea water, a salinity of %.

Sodium nitrate (NaNO3) is a white solid at room temperature and is very soluble in water. Pure sodium nitrate is commonly used as a food preservative and rocket propellant. It is also an ingredient in many products, such as fertilizers and pyrotechnics. Sodium nitrate is primarily obtained by mining it in the form of nitratine, but it can also.

The use of nitrate today is limited to the production of dry-cured hams and dry sausages. Currently, sodium nitrite is added directly to the sausage formulation. In the formulation, nitrite is reduced to nitric oxide (a gas), and through a series of complex chemical reactions, the cured meat color is formed (see Fig.

In whole-muscle. In terms of volume, the global sodium nitrate market in the agriculture industry was estimated at 1, thousand metric tons in and is expected to reach 1, thousand metric tons by.

Both sodium and potassium nitrates are naturally occurring, common chemical compounds. While they have limited pesticidal uses, both have other industrial uses.

Potassium nitrate is used in the production of fireworks, blasting powders and gunpowder. Sodium nitrate is used in producing other chemicals, glass, fertilizer and fireworks. Dr Manfred Luetzow, Food Quality and Standards Service, Food and Nutrition Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, and Dr Angelika Tritscher, International Programme on Chemical Safety, World Sodium nitrate - 2 - - Sodium nitrite - 2 - - Sodium o-phenyl phenol - 2 - - Sodium percarbonate - - 2 - - File Size: KB.

Sodium (Chilean) nitrate is currently allowed for use only so long as it is not more than 20% of the crops total nitrogen needs. This material is scheduled to sunset (come off) the list of prohibited natural materials in October. The National Organic Standards Board has recommended that it be relisted as completely prohibited; however, proposed rulemaking has not yet occurred, meaning that.

Increased agricultural productivity usually comes from effective adoption of improved technologies. It is assumed that a combination of all the production factors and conditions in a given farm. Ammonia Synthesis for Fertilizer Production. A Major Qualifying Project Report.

sodium nitrate and ammonia, beginning research into the The agricultural industry is responsible for 10% of total greenhouse gas emissions worldwide, according to the EPA, not including the File Size: 2MB.

Sodium Nitrite in Processed Meat and Poultry Meats: A Review of Curing and Examining the Risk/Benefit of Its Use Jeffrey J.

Sindelar and Andrew L. Milkowski AMERICAN MEAT SCIENCE ASSOCIATION WHITE PAPER SERIES NUMBER 3 NOVEMBER, Introduction Meat and poultry curing is one of the oldest forms of food preservation still in use today.

Böhlke, J.K., and Denver, J.M.,Combined use of ground-water dating, chemical and isotopic analyses to resolve the history and fate of ground-water nitrate contamination in two agricultural watersheds, Atlantic coastal plain, Maryland: Water Resources Research, v. 31, p. Is there a rule book.

for use in organic crop production. Sodium nitrate-unless use is restricted to no more than 20% of the crop’s total nitrogen requirement Strychnine Tobacco dust § Synthetic substances allowed for use in Organic Certification of Mushrooms. 71 – bispyribac sodium 73 – borax anhydrous 75 – borax decahydrate 77 – borax pentahydrate 79 – boric acid 81 – brassinolide 83 – brodifacoum 85 – bromuconazole 87 – buprofezin 89 – butyl alcohol 91 – butyl glycol c 93 – calcium ammonium nitrate (can) 95 –.

Sodium silicate is one of the raw materials used in the synthetic production of silica gel. Silica gel is an effective dessicant, or drying agent. Although the name suggests that silica gel is a pliable substance, it is actually made up of irregularly-shaped hard crystals.

These include exposure to heat, light, and ionizing radiation (2), addition of lead metal to fused sodium nitrate at °C (2), reaction of the nitrate in the presence of sodium ferrate and nitric oxide at (2), contacting molten sodium nitrate with hydrogen (7), and electrolytic reduction of sodium nitrate in a cell having a cation.

Sodium nitrate comprises colourless, transparent, odourless crystal; very soluble in water. It is a readily available source of the nitrate anion (NO3-), which is useful in several reactions carried out on industrial scales for the production of fertilizers, pyrotechnics and smoke bombs, glass and pottery enamels, food preservatives, and solid.

Notice: Sodium Nitrate Use in Organic Crop Production About the National Organic Program (NOP) The NOP facilitates trade and ensures integrity of organic agricultural products by consistently implementing organic standards and enforcing compliance with the regulations throughout the world.

The problems in agricultural land use such as soil exhaustion, pest infestation or chemical interference are increasing greatly due to intensive cropping, injudicious application of pesticides or continuous monoculture [].

In this regard, soilless culture can avoid problems with monoculture of plants in the same land for years. It can Cited by: 6.

Find patient medical information for Sodium Nitrite Intravenous on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings. These are sodium and potassium nitrite and sodium and potassium nitrate. These substances have been attributed E numbers (E, E, E and E respectively).

In accordance with EU legislation, nitrates and nitrites are permitted for use in foods such as cheese, raw and processed meats (1), and processed fish and may only be sold in a. Nitrates are excellent precursors for production of ultra high purity compounds and certain catalyst and nanoscale (nanoparticles and nanopowders) materials.

Sodium Nitrate is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered.

We also produce Sodium Nitrate Solution. Sodium Nitrate Production by Regions By Technology By Applications Sodium Nitrate Manufacturing Process and Cost Structure Sodium Nitrate Productions Supply Sales Demand Market Status.

In China, fireworks and black powder production are a significant market. Potassium nitrate is also an important raw material for the production of frits for the ceramics and enamel industries.

In addition, a combination of potassium nitrate and sodium nitrate is used as a thermal storage medium in solar-based electricity-generating plants.

Progress 09/01/07 to 08/31/10 Outputs OUTPUTS: CRIS form AD Outputs The goal of this project was to develop a handheld meter for nitrate detection suitable for use by agricultural consultants, farmers and others in the field. Working prototypes were developed and described in the Final Report.

Prototypes were evaluated using lab standards and a variety of ag samples such as .Ammonia Data Book May Chapter 1 — General Information Production of Ammonia U.S.

Distribution Because of the heavy use of ammonia for agricultural purposes, the primary distribution pattern in the U.S.

is the shipment of ammonia from the gulf coast region to the.gram sodium nitrite x 1, 50 grams cured meat Another way of expressing ppm is to say it is 1 pound of sodium nitrite in 5, pounds of meat.

Effective J, the USDA changed the curing proce-dures of “pumped” bacon as follows: the use of sodium nitrate and potassium nitrate is prohibited; the level of ingoing sodium.