Data

Important Data

  • Molecular formula – N2O
  • Molar mass – 44.013 g/mol
  • Appearance – colorless gas
  • Density – 1.977 g/L (gas)
  • Melting point – −90.86 °Celsius (182.29 Kelvin)
  • Boiling point – −88.48 °Celsius (184.67 Kelvin)
  • Solubility in water: 1,305 l/l water at 0 °Celsius; 0,596 l/l water at 25 °Celsius
  • Soluble in alcohol, ether, sulfuric acid
  • Partition coefficient of 0.35
  • Vapor pressure of 5150 kPa at 20 °Celsius
  • Refractive index (nD) of                1.330
  • Maximum concentration in the workplace: 100 ppm (parts per million)
  • Is highly reactive and when mixed with water producing hyponitric acid.