Nitromethane, ≥98%, Alfa Aesar™
Brand: Alfa Aesar A11806.22
Code : NEW
Additional Details : CAS Number : 75-52-5 Weight : 0.10000kg Transport : UN number : 1261 Chem class : 1 Pack group : II
Nitromethane is used as a stabilizer of halogenated organic solvents, rocket and racing fuel and a chemical intermediate. It is also used as a solvent for cyanoacrylate adhesives, polymers and waxes. It serves as a Michael donor, adding to alfa,beta-unsaturated carbonyl compounds through 1,4-addition in the Michael reaction. It acts as a solvent used for extractions, reaction medium and as a cleaning solvent. Further, it is used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, explosives, fibers and coatings.
Miscible with ethanol, ethyl ether, acetone, carbon tetrachloride and alkali. Slightly miscible with water.
Incompatible with amines, strong acids, strong bases, strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents and copper