Salt is produced in many different forms and shapes, depending on the acquisition and use. It may take the form of crystals, very small crystals, as a fine powder or hard-pressed tablets or blocks.
Salt is one of the most popular and well-known products in the kitchen. Edible salt known as NaCl, is the chemical compound of sodium Na and chlorine Cl. In the salt there are 2-3% of other substances, chlorine and sulphate. It is impossible to do without salt, or rather sodium. It is essential for proper nerve signal transmission and muscle function.
|CAS Number: 7647||14|
|WE Number: 231||598|
|Molecular weight - NaCl||58.4428|
|The atomic weight - Na||22.989768 (39.337%)|
|The atomic weight - Cl||35.4527 (60.663%)|
|pH||5 – 8 (r-r 50 g/l H2O at 20ºC)|
|Density:||2,16 g/cm3 (20ºC)|
|The bulk density of:||about 1140 kg/m3|
|Water solubility||360 g/l (20ºC)|