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T25003 Aldrich

Tetranitromethane

Synonym: NSC 16146, TNM

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Properties

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vapor pressure   8.4 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   NYTOUQBROMCLBJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
refractive index   n20/D 1.438(lit.)
bp   126 °C(lit.)
mp   13-14 °C(lit.)
density   1.637 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Application

Reagent for nitration of enol silyl ethers and aromatic compounds. Employed in the photooxidation of sulfides to sulfoxides.

Reactant involved in:
• Nitration of electrophilic alkenes
• Reactions with B-alkylcatecholboranes forming oxime ethers
• Heterocyclization of electrophilic alkenes
• Ring opening of aziridines
• Acts as an electron acceptor in the mechanism of aerobic visible light formic acid oxidation
• Reactions with vinyl ketones

Packaging

1, 5 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
RIDADR 
UN 1510 6.1(5.1) / PGI
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
PB4025000
Flash Point(F) 
235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C

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