1-(4-Nitrophenyl)ethanone

  • p-Nitroacetophenone
  • 4-Acetylnitrobenzene
  • p-Nitrophenyl methyl ketone
  • Methyl 4-nitrophenyl ketone
Formula
4-(NO2)C6H4COCH3
Structure
Description
Yellow prisms or bright yellow powder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
100-19-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
202-827-4
EC Class
harmful
S 22 36/37
RTECS
AM9627000
RTECS class
Mutagen
UN (DOT)
2811
Beilstein/Gmelin
607777
Beilstein Reference
4-07-00-00657
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H7NO3
Formula mass
165.15
Melting point, °C
76 - 78
Boiling point, °C
275
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.005 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.54
Heat of vaporization
51.4 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container closed when not in use. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
Disposal code
3
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents - strong bases.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
129
Autoignition, °C
149
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Fire potential
This material is probably combustible.
Health
1
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
4 (Substances and products that must be considered harmful)
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
Inhalation of dust may cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
Dust may cause mechanical irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
UN number
2811
Response guide
HS Code
2914 70 90