Nitropropane (C3H7NO2) is a flammable, clear oily liquid, and is a strong oxidizing agent. The chemical forms explosive salts with inorganic bases such as calcium hydroxide. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Nitropropane. Please review our fire rated products: SUPERLoc, FIRELoc

Nitropropane Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Water may be ineffective. Highly flammable.
  • 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: Can react with amines/heavy metal oxides, strong acids, strong alkalis, and chlorosulfonic acid
  • Description: 2-Nitropropane (2-NP) is a solvent. It is a colorless liquid and is classified as a nitro compound.
  • Classification: CLASS 3
  • Brand Name: n/a

Nitropropane Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C3H7NO2 0.998 g/mL 132°C 2-Nitropropane 89.09 g/mol Water, chloroform -91.3°C, 182_K, -132°F

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