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N-Methylformamide

Abbreviation NMF
Plant Niigata
Main Applications High-grade solvents
Container ISO tanks
Existing Chemical Substance No. (2)-679

Properties

Chemical Formula C2H5NO
Molecular Weight 59.07
Appearance Colorless transparent liquid
Odor Amine odor for a little
Specific Gravity (liquid 25℃/4℃) 1.00
Boiling Point (℃ 760mmHg) 198~199
Freezing Point (℃ 760mmHg) -4
Flash Point (℃ Tagliabue Closed Cup) 119
Ignition Temperature (℃) No information
Flammability Limits (vol%) 1.8~19.7
Vapour Pressure (mmHg 25℃) 0.45
Viscosity (CP 25℃) 1.68
Solubility Readily soluble such as in water, ether, alcohol, ketone, and ester
Stability & Reactivity Stable under normal storage and handling conditions. No reactivity towards most materials. Decomposes to produce carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxide when heated.

Applicable Laws

Industrial Safety and Health Law
High Pressure Gas
Fire Service Law Class 4 Petroleum No.3 water soluble
Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Law
Law on the Prevention of Marine Pollution and Maritime Disaster
Ship Safety Law
Civil Aeronautics Law
Other Major Applicable Laws Chemical Substances Control Law, Labor Standards Law

Classification of Hazard

Classification Flammable liquid
Hazardous Moderately flammable liquid
Harmful ・Harmful if swallowed.
・Harmful in contact with skin.
・Eye irritant.
・May have negative effects on reproductive function or unborn children.
・Liver and systemic toxicity.
・Long-term or repeated exposure may cause liver or systemic toxicity and respiratory dysfunction.

Product Standard

Hazel Scale (APHA) 20 or less
Purity (%) 99.5 or more
Water (%) 0.1 or less

Inquiries Concerning Products

Natural Gas Chemicals Company
Organic Chemicals Division
Sales & Marketing Department I
TEL:+81-3-3283-4782 / FAX:+81-3-3214-0930