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2-Nitrotoluene Structure


Chemical Properties

Melting point -9 °C
Boiling point 225 °C(lit.)
Density  1.163 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
vapor density  4.72
vapor pressure  0.1 hPa (20 °C)
refractive index  n20/D 1.546(lit.)
Flash point 223 °F
storage temp.  Store below +30°C.
solubility  0.65g/l (experimental)
form  Liquid
color  Clear yellow to yellow-green
PH 6-8 (H2O)
explosive limit 1.47-8.8%(V)
Water Solubility  0.44 g/L (20 ºC)
Merck  14,6650
BRN  1907580
Henry's Law Constant 1.25 at 25 °C (thermodynamic method-GC/UV spectrophotometry, Altschuh et al., 1999)
Exposure limits NIOSH REL: TWA 2 ppm (11 mg/m3), IDLH 200 ppm; OSHA PEL: TWA 5 ppm (30 mg/m3); ACGIH TLV: TWA 2 ppm (adopted).
Stability Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, strong bases, sulfuric acid, reducing agents, hydrogen, sodium.
CAS DataBase Reference 88-72-2(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference Benzene, 1-methyl-2-nitro-(88-72-2)
IARC 2A (Vol. 101) 2013
EPA Substance Registry System o-Nitrotoluene (88-72-2)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  T,N,F
Risk Statements  45-46-22-51/53-62-36/37/38-23/24/25-11-36-20/21/22
Safety Statements  53-45-61-27-16-36/37-26
RIDADR  UN 1664 6.1/PG 2
WGK Germany  3
RTECS  XT3150000
Autoignition Temperature 420 °C
HazardClass  6.1
PackingGroup  II
HS Code  29042000
Hazardous Substances Data 88-72-2(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LD50 orally in Rabbit: 891 mg/kg
IDLA 200 ppm


Usage And Synthesis

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