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MedKoo CAT#: 591143

CAS#: 55-63-0

Description: Nitroglycerin (NG), also known as nitroglycerine, trinitroglycerin (TNG), trinitroglycerine, nitro, glyceryl trinitrate (GTN), or 1,2,3-trinitroxypropane, is a heavy, colorless, oily, explosive liquid most commonly produced by nitrating glycerol with white fuming nitric acid under conditions appropriate to the formation of the nitric acid ester.

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Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 591143
Name: Nitroglycerin
CAS#: 55-63-0
Chemical Formula: C3H5N3O9
Exact Mass: 227.0026
Molecular Weight: 227.09
Elemental Analysis: C, 15.87; H, 2.22; N, 18.50; O, 63.41

Synonym: Nitroglycerin;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 1,2,3-Propanetriol, 1,2,3-trinitrate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C3H5N3O9/c7-4(8)13-1-3(15-6(11)12)2-14-5(9)10/h3H,1-2H2

SMILES Code: O=[N+]([O-])OCC(O[N+]([O-])=O)CO[N+]([O-])=O

Technical Data

Solid powder

>98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition:
Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition:
Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life:
>2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation:
This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage:
0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

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