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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Casein pyrolysis was found to produce 2-nitropropane, toluene, 4-methyl-pentanenitrile, ethylbenzene, and benzonitrile (Fig.
23-diamino-23-dimethylbutane (DDB) was prepared from 2-nitropropane by half bromination to 23-dimethyl-23-dinitrobutane followed by reduction of nitro groups to amino groups with granules of tin and hydrochloric acid [47] the ether extract of diamine dried over anhydrous sodium sulphate was used.
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.
The VHAPs of Potential Concern and their de minimis usage levels are: dimethyl formamide (1.0 tons/year), formaldehyde (if used as a chemical reactant in a coating) (0.2 tons/years), methylene chloride (4.0 tons/year), 2-Nitropropane (1.0 tons/year), Isophorone (0.7 tons/year), Styrene monomer (1.0 tons/year), Phenol (0.1 tons/year), Diethanolamine (5.0 tons/year), 2-Methoxyethanol (10.0 tons/year), 2-Ethoxyethyl acetate (5.0 tons/year).