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Please be aware that this old REACH registration data factsheet is no longer maintained; it remains frozen as of 19th May 2023.

The new ECHA CHEM database has been released by ECHA, and it now contains all REACH registration data. There are more details on the transition of ECHA's published data to ECHA CHEM here.

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Description of key information

The nitroethane molecule does not contain any chemical group associated with pyrophoric properties (as listed in Bretherick's Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards) or decomposition by contact with water. In addition to that, many years of manufacture and handling of this material concur to the same conclusion.

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Justification for classification or non-classification