4-Methoxy-1-methyl-2-nitrobenzene

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  • 4-Methoxy-2-nitrotoluene
  • 3-Nitro-4-methylanisole
  • 4-Methyl-3-nitroanisole
Formula
C8H9NO3
Structure
Description
Clear yellow liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
17484-36-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
241-500-0
Beilstein/Gmelin
2047309
Beilstein Reference
3-06-00-01384
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H9NO3
Formula mass
167.16
Melting point, °C
17
Boiling point, °C
266
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.02 (25 C)
Density
1.2 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.5525 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.63
Heat of vaporization
48.7 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
Eyes: Wear chemical goggles. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear a chemical apron.
Respirators
A NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying dust or mist respirator or European Standard EN 149.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong bases.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
127
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids.

Transport.