2-nitropropane

2-nitropropane

[¦tü ¦nī·trō′prō‚pān]
(organic chemistry)
CH3CHNO2CH3 A colorless liquid with a boiling point of 120°C; used as a solvent for vinyl coatings, as a rocket propellant, and as a gasoline additive.
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The 11 solvents which would be precluded from landfill disposal are: benzene, carbon tetrachloride, chlorobenzene, cresols, MEK, trichloroethylene, 2-nitropropane, nitrobenzene, pyridine, tetrachloroethylene and methylene chloride.