Nitromethane, ≥98%, Alfa Aesar™


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar

Manufacturer Part Number: A11806.0E

UNSPSC: 12352100

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 75-52-5 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 2500g

Product Code. 11489393

Quantity Price
1 £ 67.95 / 2500g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 12-04-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Nitromethane
CAS 75-52-5
Physical Form Liquid
Assay Percent Range ≥98%
Molecular Formula CH3NO2
Formula Weight 61.04

Specification

Formula Weight 61.04
Quantity 2500g
Melting Point −29°C
Boiling Point 100° to 103°C
Flash Point 35°C
Density 1.130
Physical Form Liquid
Assay Percent Range ≥98%
Molecular Formula CH3NO2
Chemical Name or Material Nitromethane
CAS 75-52-5

Applications
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.

Solubility
Miscible with ethanol, ethyl ether, acetone, carbon tetrachloride and alkali. Slightly miscible with water.

Notes
Incompatible with amines, strong acids, strong bases, strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents and copper

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