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Tetranitromethane Rev. Date 04/21/06



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TYPICAL CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
 
Product Code:   20-0800
State:   Liquid
Appearance:   Pale Yellow
Density (15.0 °C):   1.65
Boiling Point:   125.7 °C
Melting Point:   13.7°-14.0 °C
Refractive Index (@20 °C):   1.4384
Viscosity (@20 °C):   1.76 CP
Auto-Ignition Temp.:   250°-278 °C
Dielectric Constant (auto frequency @ 20°):   2.15
Heat of Formation (Cal.gm.mole):   8,800
Heat of Combustion (Cal/gm.mole):   10,910
Heat of Fusion (Cal/gm.mole):   2,252 @ 13.8 °C
     
 
OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:  N/A
 
PACKAGING:   3 lb. Polyethlene bottles, special packaging for larger amounts
 
USES:   Tetranitromethane is used as an oxidizer in rocket propellants. It also increases the octane number of diesel fuels and is a reagent for detecting double bonds in organic compounds.
 
HANDLING:   Avoid contact, inhalation and ingestion. Oxidizing agent and contact with reducing agents (fuels or combustibles) is to be avoided. Very serious explosion and fire hazard in contact with organic materials and, or other reducing agents!!! Suspected carcinogen. OSHA PEL and ACGIH TLV-TWA have been established at 8mg/m3 for OSHA and 0.005ppm for ACGIH. See MSDS for more information.
 
PROPER SHIPPING NAME:   Tetranitromethane
& SHIPPING INFORMATION:   UN# 1510, Class 5.1, PG 1, Label Code 5.1, RQ 10(4.54)
 
PRODUCT INFORMATION

Tetranitromethane
 
CAS Number
RTECS Number
Melting point
Water Solubility

509-14-8
PB 4025000
+13.8 °C
Insoluble

EINEC Number
Molecular Wt.
Molecular Formula
Specific Gravity

N/A
196.04
C(NO2)4
1.62
 

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