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4-Methyl-2-nitroaniline

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4-Methyl-2-nitroaniline Basic information

Product Name:
4-Methyl-2-nitroaniline
Synonyms:
  • Meta Nitro Para Toluidine(MNPT)- 3 Nitro 4 Toluidine
  • 4-methyl-2-nitro-Benzenamine
  • 4-Methyl-6-nitroaniline
  • 2-NITRO-PARA-TOLUIDINE
  • ORTHO-NITRO-PARA-TOLUIDINE
  • 5-Nitro-4-amino-1-methylbenzol
  • 4-METHYL-2-NITROANILINE / 2-NITRO-P-TOLUIDINE
  • 2-Nitro-p-toluidine (NH2=1) (C.I. 37110)
CAS:
89-62-3
MF:
C7H8N2O2
MW:
152.15
EINECS:
201-924-9
Product Categories:
  • Aromatics
  • Intermediates
  • Intermediates of Dyes and Pigments
  • Amines
  • blocks
  • NitroCompounds
Mol File:
89-62-3.mol
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4-Methyl-2-nitroaniline Chemical Properties

Melting point:
115-116 °C (lit.)
Boiling point:
169°C (21 mmHg)
Density 
1,164 g/cm3
refractive index 
1.6276 (estimate)
Flash point:
157°C
storage temp. 
−20°C
solubility 
0.2g/l
pka
0.46±0.10(Predicted)
form 
Fine Crystalline Powder
Colour Index 
37110
color 
Orange to orange-brown
Water Solubility 
Soluble in water (0.2 g/L at 20°C).
BRN 
879506
CAS DataBase Reference
89-62-3(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference
3-Nitro-4-aminotoluene(89-62-3)
EPA Substance Registry System
4-Methyl-2-nitroaniline (89-62-3)
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Safety Information

Hazard Codes 
T,N,Xi
Risk Statements 
23/24/25-33-51/53
Safety Statements 
28-36/37-45-61
RIDADR 
UN 2660 6.1/PG 3
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
XU8227250
Hazard Note 
Irritant
TSCA 
Yes
HazardClass 
6.1
PackingGroup 
III
HS Code 
29214300
Toxicity
LD50 intraperitoneal in mouse: > 500mg/kg

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4-Methyl-2-nitroaniline Usage And Synthesis

Chemical Properties

orange to orange-brown fine crystalline powder

Uses

A red Azo dye.

Definition

ChEBI: A C-nitro compound in which the nitro compound is ortho to the amino group and meta to the methyl group of p-toluidine.

Preparation

4-Methyl-2-nitrobenzenamine in oblate sulfuric acid and saponification.

General Description

Red crystals or bright orange powder.

Air & Water Reactions

Insoluble in water.

Reactivity Profile

4-Methyl-2-nitroaniline is incompatible with acids, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, chloroformates, and strong oxidizers .

Fire Hazard

4-Methyl-2-nitroaniline is combustible.

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