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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Nitro-m-xylene, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2-Nitro-m-xylene
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
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AAL0554622

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alfa aesar™
L0554622
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0554636

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L0554636
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 151.17
Chemical Name or Material 2-Nitro-m-xylene
Molecular Formula C8H9NO2
MDL Number MFCD00007181
CAS 81-20-9
Synonym 1,3-Dimethyl-2-nitrobenzene; 2,6-Dimethylnitrobenzene
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H312-H332-H227
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.
Combustible liquid.
TSCA TSCA
UN Number UN1665
Beilstein 2046066
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 3 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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: NITROXYLENES, LIQUID
RTECS Number ZE4686000
Flash Point 87°C (188°F)
Boiling Point 225° to 227°C
Melting Point 14° to 16°C
Quantity 100g
Assay 99%

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.

Safety and Handling

Warning

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.

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