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Nitromethane for synthesis. CAS 75-52-5, pH 6.4 (0.6 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)., for synthesis

Synonym: Mononitromethane, Nitrocarbol

  • CAS Number 75-52-5

  • Linear Formula CH₃NO₂

  • Molecular Weight 61.04 g/mol

  •  EC Number 200-876-6



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packaging   250 ml in Glass bottle (8208940250)
bp   101.2 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     7.3 - 63.0 %(V)
vapor pressure   36.4 hPa (20 °C)
solubility   105 g/l
density   1.14 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   35.6 °C
mp   -29 °C
pH   6.4 (0.6 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 940 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal   LD50 Rabbit > 2000 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store at +15°C to +25°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 98,0 Area %
  Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 1,134 - 1,138
  Identity (IR): conforms

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HS Code 
2904 20 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H226: Flammable liquid and vapour.
H302: Harmful if swallowed.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P210: Keep away from heat.
Storage class 
4.1A Other explosive hazardous materials
WGK 2 water endangering
Organic peroxides can be detected in aqueous solutions or organic solvents using the Perex-Test® (Cat. No. 116206). Pure peroxides are diluted to min. 10% in a suitable solvent or with water and added in small portions, with temperature control, to iron(II) chloride (Cat. No. 103860) solution. Test for complete reaction with the Perex-Test® (Cat. No. 116206). Container D. Explosive substances (storage class 4.1A) should be packed separately and tightly sealed for disposal. Ensure sufficient phlegmatization by water or the stated phlegmatizing agent!
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS02  GHS02
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Symbols 
Harmful  Harmful
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 1261 , 3, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 1261 , 3, II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 1261 , 3, II
Categories of danger 
flammable, harmful
R Phrase 
R 5-10-22
Heating may cause an explosion.Flammable.Harmful if swallowed.
S Phrase 
S 41
In case of fire and/or explosion do not breathe fumes.
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