Nitroethane (CAS 79-24-3) is an organic compound having the chemical formula C2H5NO2. Similar in many regards to nitromethane, nitroethane is an oily liquid at standard temperature and pressure. Pure nitroethane is colourless and has a fruity odor.
Specification of Nitroethane
Appearance Colorless to slight yellow cler liquid
Refractive index 1.36-1.42
Boiling point 112-115oC
Total impurities ≤1%
Single rity ≤0.5%
Application of Nitroethane
1) Nitroethane is used as a solvent, pharmaceutical intermediates, explosives, rocket fuel and analysis of chemical reagents, etc.2) Like some other nitrated organic compounds, nitroethane is also used as a fuel additive and a precursor to explosives.
3) Nitroethane is a useful solvent for polymers such as polystyrene and is particularly useful for dissolving cyanoacrylate adhesives. In niche applications, it has been used as a component in artificial nail remover and in overhead ceiling sealant sprays.
200 kgs/drumx80 drums=16tons/1x20''FCL
Normal measures for preventive fire protection.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.