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81-20-9 - 2-Nitro-m-xylene, 99% - 1,3-Dimethyl-2-nitrobenzene - 2,6-Dimethylnitrobenzene - L05546 - Alfa Aesar

L05546 2-Nitro-m-xylene, 99%

CAS Number
81-20-9
Synonyms
1,3-Dimethyl-2-nitrobenzene
2,6-Dimethylnitrobenzene

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 40.40
500g 131.00
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2-Nitro-m-xylene, 99%

MDL
MFCD00007181
EINECS
201-333-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H9NO2
Formula Weight
151.17
Melting point
14-16°
Boiling Point
225-227°
Flash Point
87°(188°F)
Density
1.110
Refractive Index
1.5220
Solubility
Miscible with ethanol. Immiscible with water.

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.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Literature References

Pablos, L. J.; Sarabia, L. A.; Ortiz, M. C.; Mendía, A.; Muñoz, A.; Serna,F.; García, F. C.; García, J. M. Selective detection and discrimination of nitro explosive vapors using an array of three luminescent sensory solid organic and hybrid polymer membranes. Sens. Actuators B Chem. 2015, 212, 18-27.

Meiries, S.; Duc, G. L.; Chartoire, A.; Collado, A.; Speck, K.; Arachchige, K. S. A.; Slawin, A. M. Z.; Nolan, S. P. Large yet Flexible N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands for Palladium Catalysis. Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19 (51), 17358-17368.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H227-H303-H312-H332

Combustible liquid. May be harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Harmful if inhaled.

Precautionary Statements: P210u-P261-P280-P304+P340-P312a-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/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. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
2046066
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2904.20
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
ZE4686000

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