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Nitrobenzene, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 98-95-3
Molecular Formula C6H5NO2
Formula Weight 123.11
MDL Number MFCD00007043
UN Number UN1662
Beilstein 507540
Merck Index 14,6588
Chemical Name or Material Nitrobenzene
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AAA105850E SDS Alfa Aesar
A105850E
2500g N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

Applications
Nitrobenzene is used as a solvent and as a starting material in the organic synthesis for the preparation of aniline, benzidine, azobenzene, nitrosobenzene, phenylhydroxylamine and acetaminophen. It is also used as a solvent for electrophilic reagents in synthetic chemistry. Further, it is used to prevent the unpleasant odor in shoe, floor and metal polishes. It acts as a precursor to rubber chemicals, azo dyes and pharmaceuticals.

Solubility
Miscible with ethanol, diethyl ether, acetone, benzene and organic solvents. Slightly miscible with water and carbon tetrachloride.

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

Chemical Identifiers

98-95-3
123.11
UN1662
14,6588
C6H5NO2
MFCD00007043
507540
Nitrobenzene

Specifications

87°C (188°F)
5° to 6°C
98-95-3
123.11
UN1662
14,6588
99%
210° to 212°C
2500g
C6H5NO2
MFCD00007043
507540
Nitrobenzene

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H300-H310-H330-H372-H351-H361-H227;
Fatal if swallowed.
Fatal in contact with skin.
Fatal if inhaled.
Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Suspected of causing cancer.
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
Combustible liquid.

GHS P Statement
P210-P301+P310-P304+P340-P320-P330-P361-P405-P501a;
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for
Specific treatment is urgent (see label).
Rinse mouth.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: NITROBENZENE

RTECSNumber : DA6475000

TSCA : TSCA