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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Methyl-5-nitroaniline, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2-Methyl-5-nitroaniline
CAS 99-55-8
Molecular Formula C7H8N2O2
Formula Weight 152.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00007741
UN Number UN2660
Beilstein 879021
Synonym 2-Amino-4-nitrotoluene; 5-Nitro-o-toluidine
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A17726-0E
2500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 105° to 108°C
Quantity 2500g
Odor Characteristic
Chemical Name or Material 2-Methyl-5-nitroaniline
CAS 99-55-8
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C7H8N2O2
Formula Weight 152.15g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00007741
UN Number UN2660
Beilstein 879021
Synonym 2-Amino-4-nitrotoluene; 5-Nitro-o-toluidine
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H311-H331-H351
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
Suspected of causing cancer.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280h-P273-P309-P310-P302+P352
Wear protective gloves/clothing.
Avoid release to the environment.
IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: NITROTOLUIDINES (MONO)
RTECS Number XU8225000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
It is applied in organic synthesis. 5-Nitro-o-toluidine finds application as an intermediate in the synthesis of Pigment Red 17 (C.I. 12 390) and Pigment Red 22 (C.I. 12 315). It is also employed in conjunction with certain C.I. coupling components. It also serves as a precursor for a wide assortment of azo dyes of various red, yellow, orange, violet, and brown hues. It can also be employed as analytical standard for the surfactant mediated transformations (-254nm) of 2,4-dinitrotoluene.

Solubility
Insoluble in water. (<0.1 g/100 mL at 19°C). Solubility in methanol, almost transparency

Notes
C.I. 37105. Sensitive to moisture and light. Store away from oxidizing agents and bases. Keep the container tightly closed in a cool, dry place.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P280h-P273-P309-P310-P302+P352
Wear protective gloves/clothing.
Avoid release to the environment.
IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.

GHS H Statement
H301-H311-H331-H351
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
Suspected of causing cancer.