Naphthalene

CAS RN: 91-20-3

Reactivities / Incompatibilities

Naphthalene ...will react violently with chromic anhydride.
Strong oxidizers, chromic anhydride.
Reacts violently with chromium trioxide, aluminum chloride and benzoyl chloride.
Explosive reaction with dinitrogen pentaoxide.
This compound in a petroleum ether solution will give off purple fluorescence under a mercury light.
The molten form of this compound (>110 deg C) in contact with water, may result in violent foaming or the formation of highly reactive mixtures. When melted, it will attack some forms of plastics, rubber and coatings.
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