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Nitrobenzene, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Nitrobenzene
CAS 98-95-3
Molecular Formula C6H5NO2
Formula Weight 123.11
MDL Number MFCD00007043
UN Number UN1662
Beilstein 507540
Merck Index 14,6588
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 123.11
Melting Point 5° to 6°C
Quantity 2500g
Boiling Point 210° to 212°C
MDL Number MFCD00007043
Assay 99%
TSCA TSCA
CAS 98-95-3
Beilstein 507540
Health Hazard 2 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.
Merck Index 14,6588
Molecular Formula C6H5NO2
Health Hazard 1 Danger
RTECS Number DA6475000
Health Hazard 3 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.
Chemical Name or Material Nitrobenzene
UN Number UN1662
Flash Point 87°C (188°F)
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: NITROBENZENE

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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.

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.