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293784 Sigma-Aldrich

2-Ethylhexyl nitrate

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InChI Key   NKRVGWFEFKCZAP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   97%
refractive index   n20/D 1.432(lit.)
density   0.963 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

1, 2.5 L in glass bottle

Application

2-Ethylhexyl nitrate (2-EHN) is a major fuel additive, has been used to increase the cetane number of diesel.

General description

Biodegradation of 2-ethylhexyl nitrate (2-EHN) by Mycobacterium austroafricanum IFP 2173 has been studied. Biodegradation of 2-EHN was studied in biphasic liquid cultures using an inert non-aqueous phase liquid such as 2,2,4,4,6,8,8-heptamethylnonane as solvent.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking., Risk of explosion if heated under confinement.
RIDADR 
UN3082 - class 9 - PG 3 - DOT NA1993 - Environmentally hazardous substances, liquid, n.o.s. HI: all (not BR)
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
QU7925000
Flash Point(F) 
168.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
76 °C

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