The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #59418 Message #3378874
Posted By: Rapparee
19-Jul-12 - 04:04 PM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Yes, Stilly, it is. You can also use it in making pickles as well as in preserving meat (although sodium nitrate and -nitrite are more commonly used these days). Potassium nitrate is also used in the filling of powder-based fire extinguishers.