nitromethane


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ni·tro·meth·ane

 (nī′trō-mĕth′ān′)
n.
A colorless, oily liquid, CH3NO2, used in making dyes and resins, in organic synthesis, as a fuel in racecar engines, and as a rocket propellant.

nitromethane

(ˌnaɪtrəʊˈmiːθeɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an oily colourless liquid obtained from methane and used as a solvent and rocket fuel and in the manufacture of synthetic resins. Formula: CH3NO2
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In January 2016, the Government of Mexico regulated four chemicals--nitroethane, nitromethane, benzaldehyde, and benzyl chloride--under Article 4 of the Federal Law for the Control of Precursor Chemicals, Essential Chemicals, and Tableting Machines.
In addition, the oxygen present in nitro-methane improves combustion rates as evident in drag racing, where nitromethane is the primary fuel [8].
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3-Butadiene compounds Acrylamide Nitrilotriacetic Acetaldehyde acid Acrylonitrile Nitrobenzene Acrylamide Arsenic and arsenic Nitromethane Acrylonitrile compounds Asbestos (friable) o-Toluidine Arsenic and arsenic compounds Benzene Pentachlorophenol Benzene Beryllium and beryllium Polychlorinated Cadmium & Cd compounds biphenyls compounds Cadmium and cadmium Polycyclic aromatic Chromium & Cr compounds compounds compounds Carbon tetrachloride Propylene oxide Creosote.
A'-dimethylformamide (DMF), N,N-dimethylacetamide (DMAc), nitromethane, and N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP) were purchased from Chinasun (Enox) Specialty Chemicals, Jiangsu, China.
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2010) evaluated the solvating power of toluene, tetrahydrofuran, acetone and nitromethane for a polymer since it depends on their solubility parameter and observed the effect on the particles morphology, taking into consideration that the addition of compressed C[O.
This includes commonly available chemicals such as hydrogen peroxide, nitromethane and potassium nitrate.
The list includes hydrogen peroxide, nitromethane, nitric acid, potassium chlorate and potassium perchlorate.
On the other hand, PDMS is swollen by many organic solvents like oils, but remains unaffected by water, nitromethane, ethylene glycol, acetonitrile, perfluorotributylamine, perfluorodecalin and propylene carbonate.
Polydimethylsiloxane offers much higher hydrophobicity than other materials, unfortunately swells against organic solvents like oils, but remains unaffected against water, nitromethane, ethylene glycol, acetonitrile, perfluorotributylamine, perfluorodecalin and propylene carbonate.
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