Nitroglycerin

CAS RN:55-63-0

Property Summary

Autoignition Temperature:
    270 deg C (518 deg F)

Boiling Point:
    Explodes at 218 deg C

Density Specific Gravity:
    1.5918 @ 25 deg C/4 deg C; 1.6009 @ 15 deg C/4 deg C

Melting Point:
    Crystalizes in 2 forms: labile form, 2.8 deg C; stable form, 13.5 deg C

Molecular Formula:
    C3-H5-N3-O9

Molecular Weight:
    227.09

Solubilities:
    Sparingly sol in petroleum ether, liq petrolatum, glycerol.
    One gram dissolves in 4 grams ethanol, 18 g methanol, 120 g carbon disulfide.
    Miscible with glacial acetic acid, nitrobenzene, pyridine, ethylene bromide, dichloroethylene, ethyl acetate.
    1 g in 800 ml water.
    Soluble in water (1800 mg/l at 25 deg C)
    In water, 1,380 mg/l @ 20 deg C

Vapor Density:
    7.8 (Air= 1)

Vapor Pressure:
    2.0X10-4 mm Hg @ 20 deg C

Viscosity:
    36.0 centipoise @ 20 deg C

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