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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Nitro-m-xylene, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 81-20-9
Molecular Formula C8H9NO2
Formula Weight 151.17
MDL Number MFCD00007181
UN Number UN1665
Beilstein 2046066
Synonym 1,3-Dimethyl-2-nitrobenzene; 2,6-Dimethylnitrobenzene
Chemical Name or Material 2-Nitro-m-xylene
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AAL0554622 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L0554622
100g N/A N/A  
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AAL0554636 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L0554636
500g N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

Applications
2-Nitro-m-xylene is employed as a pharmaceutical intermediate in organic synthesis. It is also used in the preparation of Direct Violet 7 and solvent Red 26. Further, it is used in the petrochemical industry.

Solubility
Miscible with ethanol. Immiscible with water.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

81-20-9
151.17
UN1665
1,3-Dimethyl-2-nitrobenzene; 2,6-Dimethylnitrobenzene
C8H9NO2
MFCD00007181
2046066
2-Nitro-m-xylene

Specifications

87°C (188°F)
14° to 16°C
81-20-9
151.17
UN1665
1,3-Dimethyl-2-nitrobenzene; 2,6-Dimethylnitrobenzene
99%
225° to 227°C
100g
C8H9NO2
MFCD00007181
2046066
2-Nitro-m-xylene

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H312-H332-H227
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.
Combustible liquid.

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280-P304+P340-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Warning

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: NITROXYLENES, LIQUID

RTECSNumber : ZE4686000

TSCA : TSCA