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2-Ethylhexyl Nitrate

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Product Description

PRODUCT

2-Ethylhexyl Nitrate

CAS #

27247-96-7

SYNONYM

2-EHN; nitric acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester; Nitric acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester

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FORMULA

CH3(CH2)3CH(C2H5)CH2ONO2

Typical Product Specifications

DENSITY

0.96 g/ml @ 20ºC

VAPOR PRESSURE

@ 40ºC : 40-53 Pa

ODOR

Fruity, pungent, ester, characteristic

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

175.23

FLASH POINT

Greater than 70ºC (closed-cup)

FREEZING POINT

Less than -45ºC

BOILING POINT

Greater than 100ºC (decomposes)

VAPOR PRESSURE

@ 20ºC : 27 Pa

VAPOR PRESSURE

@ 82ºC : 1.33 kPa

LOWER EXPLOSIVE LIMIT

0.25% v/v in air

HEAT OF VAPORIZATION

368 kJ/kg

AUTO/SELF IGNITION TEMPERATURE

130ºC (decomposes)

LOG POW

3.74 (calculated), 4.14 (iso-octyl nitrate)

KINEMATIC VISCOSITY

108 cSt @ 20ºC

SOLUBILITY IN WATER

12.6 mg/L @ 20ºC

DECOMPOSITION TEMPERATURE

Greater than 100ºC

APPEARANCE

Colorless to pale yellow liquid

COEFFICIENT OF THERMAL EXPANSION

1.010 (between 10ºC and 20ºC at atmospheric pressure)

CHEMICAL STRUCTURE

2-Ethylhexyl Nitrate distributor CAS: 27247-96-7 CH3(CH2)3CH(C2H5)CH2ONO2 chemical structure

NOTES

Has seen use as a fuel additive in oil and gas production

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