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1-Nitronaphthalene

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1-Nitronaphthalene Chemical Properties
  • Melting point:56 °C
  • Boiling point:304 °C(lit.)
  • Density 1.223 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
  • refractive index 1.5200 (estimate)
  • Flash point:164 °C
  • storage temp. 2-8°C
  • solubility H2O: insoluble
  • form neat
  • Specific Gravity1.223
  • Water Solubility 0.022 g/L
  • Merck 14,6613
  • BRN 1867714
  • Stability:Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents. Mixtures with sulfuric or nitric acid are dangerous.
  • InChIKeyRJKGJBPXVHTNJL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • CAS DataBase Reference86-57-7(CAS DataBase Reference)
  • NIST Chemistry ReferenceNaphthalene, 1-nitro-(86-57-7)
  • EPA Substance Registry SystemNaphthalene, 1-nitro-(86-57-7)
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1-Nitronaphthalene Usage And Synthesis
  • Chemical Propertiesyellow crystalline solid
  • UsesUsually used to study excited state dynamics of 1-nitropthalene in nonpolar, aprotic and protic solvents.
  • DefinitionChEBI: A mononitronaphthalene substituted by a nitro group at position 1.
  • Safety ProfilePoison by intraperitoneal route. Mutation data reported. A skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritant. Flammable solid and combustible liquid when exposed to heat or flame. To fight fire, use CO2, dry chemical, or water spray. Explosive reaction with nitric acid + sulfuric acid above 60°C. Forms a sensitive explosive mixture with tetranitromethane. When heated to decomposition it emits toxic fumes of NOx. See also 2-NITRONAPHTHALENE and NITRO COMPOUNDS OF AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS.
  • Purification MethodsFractionally distil 1-nitronaphthalene under reduced pressure, then crystallise it from EtOH, aqueous EtOH or heptane. Chromatograph it on alumina with *benzene/pet ether as eluent. It sublimes in vacuo. The 1:1 picrate complex has m 72o (from EtOH). [Beilstein 5 H 553, 5 III 1593, 5 IV 1673.]
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