NITROBENZENE - (98-95-3)

Introduction

Name: nitrobenzene
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 98-95-3
Chemical Formula: C6H5NO2
Molar Mass: 123.1094 g
Mass Percent: C 58.536 %; H 4.0936 %; N 11.377 %; O 25.992 % 
Isomers:  p-benzoquinone monoxime  •  niacin

Classification

• organic • aromatic

Uses/Function

• "For the manuf[acturing] of aniline; in soaps, shoe polishes; for refining lubricating oils; manuf[acturing] pyroxylin comp[oun]ds." 1

Physical Properties


Boiling Point:*
209°C 2 = 482.15 K = 408.2°F

* - 1 atm pressure

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For More Information

Sources

(1) - The Merck Index: An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals, 13th ed.; Budavari, S.; O'Neil, M.J.; Smith, A.; Heckelman, P. E.; Kinneary, J. F., Eds.; Merck & Co.: Whitehouse Station, NJ, 2001; entry 6621.
(2) - Shriner, Ralph L., Fuson, Reynold C., and Curtin, David Y. The Systematic Identification of Organic Compounds, 4th ed.; John Wiley & Sons: New York, 1962; p 322.
(3) - Ebbing, Darrell D. General Chemistry 3rd ed.; Houghton Mifflin Company: Boston, MA, 1990; p 138.