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  • Ortho-nitrophenol, C6H4.OH N02(1-2), crystallizes in yellow needles which melt at 45° C. and boil at 214°C. Para-nitrophenol, C6H4.
  • OH N02(1.4), crystallizes in long colourless needles which melt at 114°C. Meta-nitrophenol, C6H4.OH N02 (1.3), is prepared from meta-nitraniline by diazotizing the base and boiling the resulting diazonium salt with water.
  • Torray's observations on nitromalonic aldehyde, N02 CH(CHO)2,formed by acting on mucobromic acid, probably CHO CBr:CBr:000H, with alkaline nitrites; this substance condenses with acetone to give p-nitrophenol, and forms [I.3.5]-trinitrobenzene when its sodium salt is decomposed with an acid.
  • He has also shown that the nitrophenols yield, in addition to the colourless true nitrophenol ethers, an isomeric series of coloured unstable quinonoid aci-ethers, which have practically the same colour and yield the same absorption spectra as the coloured metallic salts.
  • Thus para-nitrophenol has colourless molecules, but an intensely yellow negative ion.
 

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