3-Nitro-1-propanol

  • 3-Nitropropanol
  • 3-Hydroxy-1-nitropropane
Formula
C3H7NO3
Structure
Description
Yellow, aromatic liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
25182-84-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
246-716-9
RTECS
UB8752200
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
2810
Beilstein/Gmelin
1746958
Beilstein Reference
3-01-00-01429
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C3H7NO3
Formula mass
105.11
Boiling point, °C
240
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.007 (25 C)
Density
1.173 g/cm3 (13 C)
Solubility in water
Freely soluble (20 C)
Refractive index
1.445 (23 C)
pKa/pKb
8.40 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
55.4 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area.
D1B
Protection
Splash goggles. Full suit. Boots. Gloves. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient; consult a specialist BEFORE handling this product.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
ELIMINATE all ignition sources. Do not touch damaged containers or spilled material unless wearing appropriate protective clothing. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. Absorb or cover with dry earth, sand or other non-combustible material and transfer to containers. DO NOT GET WATER INSIDE CONTAINERS.
Disposal code
9
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Decomposition
Oxdes of nitrogen.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
116
Fire fighting
Small Fires: Dry chemical, CO2 or water spray. Large Fires: Dry chemical, CO2, alcohol-resistant foam or water spray.
Fire potential
Combustible material: may burn but does not ignite readily.
Hazards
When heated, vapors may form explosive mixtures with air: indoors, outdoors, and sewers explosion hazards.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
1
 
Flammability
p
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Abosrbed through skin and eye contact, inhalation and ingestion.
   Ingestion
See Inhalation.
   Inhalation
TOXIC; inhalation, ingestion, or skin contact with material may cause severe injury or death. Effects of contact or inhalation may be delayed.
   Skin
Contact with molten substance may cause severe burns to skin and eyes. See Inhalation.
   Eyes
See Inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, do not induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband. Get medical attention immediately.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Do not use mouth-to-mouth method if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artificial respiration with the aid of a pocket mask equipped with a one-way valve or other proper respiratory medical device. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes. For minor skin contact, avoid spreading material on unaffected skin.
   Eyes
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
2810
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
III
 
HS Code
2905 59 10