White to off-white Powder/Solid
H2O: 420 g/L (17 ºC)
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 1
UN 1687 6.1/PG 2
Sodium azide is used in organic syntheses; in the preparation of hydrazoic acid, lead azide, pure sodium. Other application fields: in the differential selection of bacteria; in automatic blood counters; as preservative for laboratory reagents. Propellant for inflating automotive safety bags. Agricultural nematocide; herbicide; in fruit rot control.