Synonyms: Benzene, (2-nitro-1-propen-1-yl)-, β-Methyl-β-nitrostyrene, 1-Phenyl-2-nitro-2-methylethene, NSC 2014, 1-Phenyl-2-nitro-1-propene, (2-Nitropropenyl)benzene, 2-Nitro-1-phenylpropene, 2-Nitro-1-phenyl-1-propene, Benzene, (2-nitro-1-propenyl)- (9CI), 1-Phenyl-2-nitropropene, 1-(2-Nitropropenyl)benzene, (2-Nitro-1-propen-1-yl)benzene, 1-(2-Nitroprop-1-enyl)benzene, 2-Nitro-3-phenyl-2-propene, Benzene, (2-nitropropenyl)- (6CI,7CI,8CI), (2-Nitro-1-propenyl)benzene.
1-Phenyl-2-nitropropene, or simply phenyl-2-nitropropene, as it is commonly referred to, is a chemical compound from the aromatic group of compounds, with the formula C9H9NO2. It is a light-yellow crystalline solid with a distinct smell.
trans-β-Methyl-β-nitrostyrene (1-phenyl-2-nitropropene), a nitrostyrene derivative is an α,β-disubstituted nitroalkene. It has been synthesized by reacting benzaldehyde with nitroethane and butylamine.