2-nitropropane

CAS #: 79-46-9

Synonyms: Nitroisopropane; beta-Nitropropane; sec-Nitropropane; Dimethylnitromethane; Isonitropropane; 2-NP

Uses: Solvent (especially for vinyl and epoxy coatings) chemical synthesis, rocket propellant, gasoline additive.

Hazard: flammable, dangerous fire risk, moderate explosion hazard when shocked or heated. TLV: 10 ppm in air; suspected human carcinogen.