Sodium Nitrate, NaNO3 ( Chile Saltpeter)

Size: 3 oz
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Sodium Nitrate also called Chile saltpeter (to differentiate from other saltpeter (potassium nitrate), has antimicrobial properties used as a food additive.

Sodium nitrate is converted into Sodium Nitrite by microorganisms present on the meat prevent botulism germ or butyric acid bacteria poisoning, & provides the characteristic flavor and color fixative in cheese, cured meats and pickled fish.

Warning: Use of nitrate are toxic to humans when consumed in excess. Safe use of sodium nitrate to not exceed 200ppm.

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