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Mesh term Nitrites

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Nitrous Acid
Organic Chemicals


Salts of nitrous acid or compounds containing the group NO2-. The inorganic nitrites of the type MNO2 (where M=metal) are all insoluble, except the alkali nitrites. The organic nitrites may be isomeric, but not identical with the corresponding nitro compounds. (Grant and Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)

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Amyl Nitrite
Sodium Nitrite

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