2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene

CAS RN:118-96-7

Property Summary

Boiling Point:
    240 deg C (explodes)

Density Specific Gravity:
    1.654 at 20 deg C/4 deg C

Melting Point:
    80.1 deg C

Molecular Formula:
    C7-H5-N3-O6

Molecular Weight:
    227.13

Solubilities:
    In water, 115 mg/L at 23 deg C
    Sol less than 2,4,6-trinitrophenol in alc, ether, carbon disulfide
    About 0.01% in water at 25 deg C. 1 g/700 ml boiling water
    Solubilities in various solvents at 18 deg C.
Solvent Parameter
Chloroform 0.1 g/0.4 cc
Ether 0.1 g/4 cc
Carbon tetrachloride 0.1 g/7 cc

    Solubilities in various solvents at 20 deg C
Solvent Parameter
Toluene 55.0 g/100 g
Methyl acetate 72.1 g/100 g
Acetone 109 g/100 g
Chlorobenzene 33.9 g/100 g
Benzene 67.0 g/100 g
1,2-Dichloroethane 18.7 g/100 g
Pyridine 137 g/100 g

    Slightly soluble in ethanol; soluble in ethyl ether; very soluble in benzene, toluene, pyridine.

Vapor Density:
    7.85 (Air = 1)

Vapor Pressure:
    8.02X10-6 mm Hg at 25 deg C

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