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Tris(hydroxymethyl)nitromethane

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Tris(hydroxymethyl)nitromethane Basic information

Product Name:
Tris(hydroxymethyl)nitromethane
Synonyms:
  • 1,3-Propanediol,2-(hydroxymethyl)-2-nitro-
  • 2-(hydroxymethyl)-2-nitro-3-propanediol
  • 2-(Hydroxymethyl)-2-nitropropane-1,3-diol
  • 2-(Hydroxymethyl)-2-nitropropanediol
  • 2-hydroxymethyl-2-nitropropane-1,3-diol
  • 3-Propanediol,2-(hydroxymethyl)-2-nitro-1
  • Cimcool wafers
  • cimcoolwafers
CAS:
126-11-4
MF:
C4H9NO5
MW:
151.12
EINECS:
204-769-5
Mol File:
126-11-4.mol
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Tris(hydroxymethyl)nitromethane Chemical Properties

Melting point:
160 °C (dec.)(lit.)
Boiling point:
273.1°C (rough estimate)
Density 
1.5652 (rough estimate)
refractive index 
1.4183 (estimate)
solubility 
H2O: soluble220g/100ml at 20°C
pka
12.32±0.10(Predicted)
Water Solubility 
It is soluble in water.
Merck 
14,9753
BRN 
742427
CAS DataBase Reference
126-11-4(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference
1,3-Propanediol, 2-(hydroxymethyl)-2-nitro-(126-11-4)
EPA Substance Registry System
2-(Hydroxymethyl)-2-nitro-1,3-propanediol (126-11-4)
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Safety Information

Hazard Codes 
Xn
Risk Statements 
22-36/37/38-20/21/22
Safety Statements 
26-36
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
TY7350000
4.10
TSCA 
Yes
HS Code 
29221990
Hazardous Substances Data
126-11-4(Hazardous Substances Data)

MSDS

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Tris(hydroxymethyl)nitromethane Usage And Synthesis

Chemical Properties

Off-white to orange solid

Uses

Bactericide for inanimate objects. To inhibit bacterial growth in circulating industrial water systems, cutting oils, nonprotein glues and sizings.

Uses

2-Hydroxymethyl-2-nitro-1,3-propanediol is a bactericide and slimicide for use in cooling fluids, paper and pulp industry; as a curing agent for certain adhesives; viscositycontrolling agent in cosmetics.

Hazard

Moderate fire risk. Irritant to skin and eyes.

Purification Methods

Crystallise it from CHCl3/ethyl acetate or ethyl acetate/*benzene. It is an acid and a 0.1M solution in H2O has pH 4.5. IRRITANT. [Beilstein 1 H 520.]

Tris(hydroxymethyl)nitromethane Preparation Products And Raw materials

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