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293784 Sigma-Aldrich

2-Ethylhexyl nitrate

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Quality Level   100
assay   97%
refractive index   n20/D 1.432 (lit.)
density   0.963 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CCCCC(CC)CO[N+]([O-])=O
InChI   1S/C8H17NO3/c1-3-5-6-8(4-2)7-12-9(10)11/h8H,3-7H2,1-2H3
InChI key   NKRVGWFEFKCZAP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

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.

Application

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

Packaging

1, 2.5 L in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
EUH044 - EUH066
RIDADR 
UN3082 - class 9 - PG 3 - DOT NA1993 - Environmentally hazardous substances, liquid, n.o.s. HI: all (not BR)
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
RTECS 
QU7925000
Flash Point(F) 
169.0 °F - Pensky-Martens closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
76.1 °C - Pensky-Martens closed cup

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