Para Nitro Phenol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Para Nitro Phenol Properties

Para Nitro Phenol

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Description

 

4-Nitrophenol is an intermediate in the synthesis of paracetamol. It is used as the precursor for the preparation of phenetidine and acetophenetidine, indicators, and raw materials for fungicides. Bioaccumulation of this compound rarely occurs. In peptide synthesis, carboxylate ester derivatives of 4-Nitrophenol may serve as activated components for construction of amide moieties. 4-Nitrophenol is a product of the enzymatic cleavage of several substrates.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Yellow to brown crystals
Boiling Point 279 ºC
CAS Number 100-02-7
Density 2.08 g/cm3
EINECS Number 202-811-7
HS Code 29089000
IUPAC Name 4-Nitrophenol
Melting Point 1.395 ºC
Molar Mass 139.11g/mol
Molecular Formula C6H5NO3
NFPA 704 H-3,F-1,R-2,C-NA
RTECS Number SM2275000
Solubility Slightly soluble
Synonyms Phenol,p-Nitro- (8CI);1-Hydroxy-4-Nitrobenzene; 4-Hydroxynitrobenzene;Phenol, 4-Nitro-;Niphen;p-Hydroxynitrobenzene;p-Nitrophenol;
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