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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 151.17g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00007181
UN Number UN1665
Beilstein 2046066
Synonym 1,3-Dimethyl-2-nitrobenzene; 2,6-Dimethylnitrobenzene
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AAL0554622

 
alfa aesar™
L05546-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0554636

 
alfa aesar™
L05546-36
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

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

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.