Nitroacetanilide

4-Nitroacetanilide[1]
Identifiers
CAS number 104-04-1 YesY
EC number 203-169-0
Properties
Molecular formula C8H8N2O3
Molar mass 180.16 g/mol
Appearance Solid, yellow-green or brown
Melting point

215 °C, 488 K, 419 °F

Hazards
R-phrases R36 R37 R38
S-phrases S26 S37 S39
Main hazards Irritant
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox references

4-Nitroacetanilide is a chemical compound which is a nitro derivative of acetanilide. There are two other isomers of nitroacetanilide, 2-nitroacetanilide and 3-nitroacetanilide.

4-Nitroacetanilide is used as in intermediate in the production of some dyes.[2]

4-Nitroacetanilide is incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and is an irritant.

References

  1. ^ 4-Nitroacetanilide
  2. ^ "Dyes and Dye Intermediates" in Kirk‑Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, Peter Gregory, doi:10.1002/0471238961.0425051907180507.a01