N-Methyl-4-nitroaniline

  • N-Monomethyl-p-nitroaniline
Formula
C7H8N2O2
Structure
Description
Brownish-yellow prisms with violet reflex (from ethanol) or yellow powder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
100-15-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
202-823-2
UN (DOT)
1661
Beilstein/Gmelin
637920
Beilstein Reference
4-12-00-01616
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7H8N2O2
Formula mass
152.15
Melting point, °C
148 - 149
Boiling point, °C
291
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.002 (25 C)
Density
1.201 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Surface tension
40.1 g/s2 (210 C)
pKa/pKb
13.44 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.04
Heat of vaporization
53.0 kJ/mol
Heat of combustion
-3870 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep containers tightly closed. Store in a cool, dry area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved full-facepiece airline respirator in the positive pressure mode with emergency escape provisions.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal.
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
130
Fire fighting
Fires involving this material can be controlled with a dry chemical, carbon dioxide or Halon extinguisher.
Fire potential
This material is probably combustible.
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
2
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure limit(s)
2 ppm TWA ACGIH
Exposure effects
   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
Do NOT induce vomiting. Allow the victim to rinse his mouth and then to drink 2-4 cupfuls of water, and seek medical advice.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
First check the victim for contact lenses and remove if present. Flush victim's eyes with water or normal saline solution for 20 to 30 minutes while simultaneously calling a hospital or poison control center. Do not put any ointments, oils, or medication in the victim's eyes without specific instructions from a physician. IMMEDIATELY transport the victim after flushing eyes to a hospital even if no symptoms (such as redness or irritation) develop.

Transport.
UN number
1661
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
II