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2-Nitrotoluene for synthesis. CAS No. 88-72-2, EC Number 201-853-3., for synthesis

Synonym: o-Nitrotoluene

  • CAS Number 88-72-2

  • Linear Formula C₇H₇NO₂

  • Molecular Weight 137.13 g/mol

  •  EC Number 201-853-3



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packaging   100 ml in Glass bottle (8068060100)
bp   221 - 222 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     1.47 - 8.8 %(V)
vapor pressure   0.1 hPa (20 °C)
solubility   0.65 g/l (experimental)
density   1.16 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   95 °C
autoignition temp.   420 °C
mp   -9 °C
pH   6 - 8 (H₂O)
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 891 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
  Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 1.162 - 1.163
  Identity (IR): passes test

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HS Code 
2904 20 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H340: May cause genetic defects.
H350: May cause cancer.
H302: Harmful if swallowed.
H361f: Suspected of damaging fertility.
H411: Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P201: Obtain special instructions before use.
P273: Avoid release to the environment.
P308 + P313: IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/ attention.
Storage class 
6.1A Combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials
WGK 3 highly water endangering
Carcinogenic compounds and flammable compounds labelled "Highly toxic" or "Toxic": container F. Alkyl sulfates are carcinogenic; Take particular care to avoid inhalation and skin contact. To neutralize alkyl sulfates, add dropwise (from a dropping funnel) to concentrated ice-cool Ammonia solution (Cat.No. 105426) with vigorous stirring. Before placing in container D, check the pH with pH Universal indicator strips (Cat.No. 109535).
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS08  GHS08
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS09  GHS09
Hazard Symbols 
Dangerous for the environment  Dangerous for the environment
Hazard Symbols 
Toxic  Toxic
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 1664 , 6.1, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 1664 , 6.1, II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 1664 , 6.1, II
Categories of danger 
carcinogenic, mutagenic, harmful, dangerous for the environment, toxic for reproduction
R Phrase 
R 45-46-22-51/53-62
May cause cancer.May cause heritable genetic damage.Also harmful if swallowed.Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.Possible risk of impaired fertility.
S Phrase 
S 53-45-61
Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/ Safety data sheets.
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