Mononitrotoluene, or methylnitrobenzene or nitrotoluene (MNT or NT), is an organic compound, a nitro compound derivate of toluene (or alternatively a methyl derivate of nitrobenzene). Its chemical formula is C6H4(CH3)(NO2).
- ortho-nitrotoluene (ONT), o-nitrotoluene, or 2-nitrotoluene, CAS number [ ]. It is a pale yellow liquid with a subtle, characteristic smell. It is non-hygroscopic and noncorrosive. Its melting point is -9.3 °C and its boiling point is 222 °C. It is toxic.
- meta-nitrotoluene (MNT), m-nitrotoluene, or 3-nitrotoluene, CAS number [ ]. It is a yellowish-greenish to yellow liquid with weak fragrance. Its melting point is 16.1 °C.
- para-nitrotoluene (PNT), p-nitrotoluene, or 4-nitrotoluene, CAS number [rhombic crystals. Its melting point is 51.7 °C and its boiling point is 238.3 °C. It is almost insoluble in water. ]. It is a pale yellow material forming