Nitromethane, ≥98%, Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A118060E

Quantity 2500g

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    Chemical Identifiers

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

    Specifications

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

    Description

    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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