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tert-Butyl nitrite

tert-Butyl nitrite for synthesis. CAS 540-80-7, EC Number 208-757-0, chemical formula (CH₃)₃CONO., for synthesis

Synonym: Nitrous acid tert-butyl ester

  • CAS Number 540-80-7

  • Linear Formula C₄H₉NO₂

  • Molecular Weight 103.12 g/mol

  •  EC Number 208-757-0



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bp   62 - 64 °C (1013 hPa)
density   0.86 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   -11 °C
shipped in   wet ice
storage temp.   Store at +2°C to +8°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 94.0 % (a/a)
  Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 0.862 - 0.870
  Identity (IR): passes test

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HS Code 
2920 90 70
Hazard Statement(s) 
H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H332: Harmful if inhaled.
H302: Harmful if swallowed.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P210: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking.
P233: Keep container tightly closed.
Storage class 
3 Flammable liquids
WGK 2 water endangering
Sulfides and sulfites as well as other reducing substances, inorganic cyanides and isonitriles: Stir into sodium hypochlorite solution (Cat. No. 105614) and, if necessary, leave to react for several days. Caution: some substances may show a violent reaction! Draw off any toxic or flammable gases that may be formed. Excess oxidant should be neutralized with sodium thiosulfate (Cat. No. 106513). Container D or E.
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS02  GHS02
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Symbols 
Flammable  Flammable
Hazard Symbols 
Harmful  Harmful
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 2351 , 3, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 2351 , 3, II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 2351 , 3, II
Categories of danger 
highly flammable, harmful
R Phrase 
R 11-20/22
Highly flammable.Harmful by inhalation and if swallowed.
S Phrase 
S 16-24-46
Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.Avoid contact with skin.If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label.
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