Nitronaphthalene appears as a yellow crystalline solid. Insoluble in water and denser than water. May irritate skin and eyes. Readily ignitable and may be difficult to extinguish once ignited. Used to make dyes and other chemicals.
H2O: 0.022 g/L
4.8X10-4 mm Hg @ 25 deg C
Usually used to study excited state dynamics of 1-nitropthalene in nonpolar, aprotic and protic solvents.