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3-Nitrotoluene

Chemical Properties

Melting point 15 °C
Boiling point 230-231 °C(lit.)
Density  1.157 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
vapor density  4.73 (vs air)
vapor pressure  1 mm Hg ( 50.2 °C)
refractive index  n20/D 1.541(lit.)
Flash point 215 °F
storage temp.  2-8°C
solubility  0.419g/l
form  Liquid
color  Clear yellow to yellow-brownish
explosive limit 2.2%(V)
Water Solubility  insoluble
Merck  14,6650
BRN  1906910
Henry's Law Constant 9.31 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 reducing agents, strong oxidizing agents, strong bases.
LogP 2.4
CAS DataBase Reference 99-08-1(CAS DataBase Reference)
IARC 3 (Vol. 65) 1996
NIST Chemistry Reference Benzene, 1-methyl-3-nitro-(99-08-1)
EPA Substance Registry System m-Nitrotoluene (99-08-1)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  T,F,Xn
Risk Statements  23/24/25-33-51/53-36/37/38-11-36-20/21/22
Safety Statements  36/37-45-61-37-28A-27-16-26
RIDADR  UN 1664 6.1/PG 2
WGK Germany  2
RTECS  XT2975000
TSCA  Yes
HazardClass  6.1
PackingGroup  II
HS Code  29042000
Hazardous Substances Data 99-08-1(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity Acute oral LD50 for guinea pigs 3,600 mg/kg, mice 330 mg/kg, rats 1,072 mg/kg, rabbits 2,400 (quoted, RTECS, 1985).

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