Synonyms: nitrocarbol
Use: detonating agent, fuel, solvent, gasoline additive
Molecular formula: CH3NO2

CAS No: 75-52-5
EC No: 200-876-6

Physical data

Appearance: Colourless oily liquid
Melting point: -29 C
Boiling point: 100 - 102 C
Vapor density: 2.1
Vapor pressure: 27.8 mm Hg at 20 C
Specific gravity: 1.136
Flash point: 36 C
Explosion limits: lower 7.3% upper n/a

Autoignition temperature:
Critical temperature: 315 C
Critical pressure 62.3 atm

Water solubility: substantial

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