1,8-Dinitronaphthalene

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Product Name:
1,8-Dinitronaphthalene
CAS:
602-38-0
MF:
C10H6N2O4
MW:
218.17
EINECS:
210-016-1
Mol File:
602-38-0.mol
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1,8-Dinitronaphthalene Chemical Properties

Melting point:
161 °C
Boiling point:
358.84°C (rough estimate)
Density 
1.4330 (rough estimate)
refractive index 
1.7040 (estimate)
Water Solubility 
34mg/L(15 ºC)
Stability:
Stability Shock and heat sensitive - may react violently if heated or ground. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
InChIKey
AVCSMMMOCOTIHF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
CAS DataBase Reference
602-38-0(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference
Naphthalene, 1,8-dinitro-(602-38-0)
EPA Substance Registry System
1,8-Dinitronaphthalene (602-38-0)
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Safety Information

Hazard Codes 
F,Xi
Risk Statements 
11-36/37/38
Safety Statements 
16-26-36
RIDADR 
2811
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
QJ4552000
HazardClass 
6.1(b)
PackingGroup 
III

MSDS

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1,8-Dinitronaphthalene Usage And Synthesis

Chemical Properties

yellow crystals

Definition

ChEBI: A dinitronaphthalene carrying nitro groups at positions 1 and 8.

General Description

Yellow crystals.

Air & Water Reactions

Insoluble in water.

Reactivity Profile

1,8-Dinitronaphthalene is sensitive to heat and shock.

Fire Hazard

Flash point data for 1,8-Dinitronaphthalene is not available, however 1,8-Dinitronaphthalene is probably combustible.

Safety Profile

Suspected carcinogen. Mutation data reported. When heated to decomposition it emits toxic vapors of NOx

Purification Methods

Crystallise it from *benzene. [Beilstein 5 H 559, 5 II 455, 5 III 1608.]

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