Zn(NO2)2 is the compound for zinc nitrite. This compound comes together due to a mixture of zinc, oxygen and nitrogen.
This compound is a crystalline solid that is completely colorless. While it works to increase the burning of combustible materials, it is noncombustible by itself. If someone exposes this compound to high levels of heat or fire for a long time, there is a risk for an explosion. When this material is in a fire, the production of toxic oxides of nitrogen occurs. This compound also has uses in manufacturing items, such as medicines, dyes and other chemicals.