NitroethaneNitroethane (C2H5NO2) is a harmful, oily, colorless flammable liquid that contains a pleasant odor. The chemical is a strong oxidizing agent. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Nitroethane. Please review our fire rated products: Flammable storage, FIRELoc, SUPERLoc
Nitroethane Storing Details
- Flammable Details: Flash point of 82°F.
- Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in compliant, approved flammables storage buildings, separated from oxidizers and sources of ignition.
- Compatible Details: Amines; strong acids, alkalis & oxidizers; hydrocarbons; combustibles; metal oxides
- Description: Nitroethane is an organic compound having the chemical formula C2H5NO2. Similar in many regards to nitromethane, nitroethane is an oily liquid at standard temperature and pressure. Pure nitroethane is colourless and has a fruity odor.
- Classification: CLASS 3
- Brand Name: n/a
|Formula||Density||Boiling Point;||IUPAC ID||Molar Mass||Soluble In||Melting Point|
|C2H5NO2||1.05 g/cm³||112.0, 116.0°C (385.2 - 389.2 K)||nitroethane||75.07 g/mol||Slightly soluble in water||-90°C, 183 K, -130°F|