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Topic: How long until sodium nitrite becomes sodium nitrate when exposed to oxygen?  (Read 1857 times)

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Offline DaveMills

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How often can sodium nitrite be exposed to oxygen until it oxidizes into sodium nitrate and how long will the process take?

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In short term nothing  happens. Maybe in some years it will be converted.

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Rates of reaction depend (for a start) on (1) temperature, (2) concentrations, (3) pH, (4) phases of reactants, and (5) particle size (in the case of solids). It is impossible to answer this question generally.
What men are poets who can speak of Jupiter if he were like a man, but if he is an immense spinning sphere of methane and ammonia must be silent?  - Richard P. Feynman

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