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270423

Sigma-Aldrich

Nitromethane

suitable for HPLC, ≥96%

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
CH3NO2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
61.04
Beilstein:
1698205
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

vapor density

2.1 (vs air)

vapor pressure

2.7 mmHg

assay

≥96%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

784 °F

expl. lim.

7.3 %, 33 °F

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable

impurities

<0.030% water

refractive index

n20/D 1.382 (lit.)

pH

6.4 (20 °C, 0.01 g/L)

bp

101.2 °C (lit.)

mp

−29 °C (lit.)

density

1.127 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

λ

H2O reference

UV absorption

λ: 380 nm Amax: 1.00
λ: 386 nm Amax: 0.50
λ: 395 nm Amax: 0.20
λ: 400 nm Amax: 0.10
λ: 405 nm Amax: 0.05
λ: 430-700 nm Amax: 0.01

application(s)

food and beverages

SMILES string

C[N+]([O-])=O

InChI

1S/CH3NO2/c1-2(3)4/h1H3

InChI key

LYGJENNIWJXYER-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Packaging

1, 2 L in glass bottle
100 mL in glass bottle

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Carc. 2 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Repr. 2

Storage Class Code

4.1A - Other explosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

95.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

35 °C - closed cup

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The catalytic chemistry of nitromethane over Co-ZSM5 and other catalysts in connection with the methane-NOxSCR reaction.
Cowan AD, et al.
J. Catal., 176(2), 329-343 (1998)
Metal ion encapsulation: cobalt cages derived from polyamines, formaldehyde, and nitromethane.
Geue RJ, et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 106(19), 5478-5488 (1984)
Benedek Vakulya et al.
Organic letters, 7(10), 1967-1969 (2005-05-07)
Cinchona alkaloid-derived chiral bifunctional thiourea organocatalysts were synthesized and applied in the Michael addition between nitromethane and chalcones with high ee and chemical yields.
Wenguo Yang et al.
Chemistry, an Asian journal, 7(4), 771-777 (2012-02-10)
Through the cleavage of the C-C bond, the first catalytic tandem conjugate addition-elimination reaction of Morita-Baylis-Hillman C adducts has been presented. Various S(N)2'-like C-, S-, and P-allylic compounds could be obtained with exclusive E configuration in good to excellent yields.
Eagleson M.
Concise Encyclopedia Chemistry, 696-696 (1994)

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