N-Methy-4-Nitroaniline (MNA)

  • Dabir S. ViswanathEmail author
  • Tushar K. Ghosh
  • Veera M. Boddu


N-Methyl-4-nitroaniline (MNA) is used as an additive to lower the melting temperature of energetic materials in the synthesis of insensitive explosives. This chemical is commonly used as an intermediate in the synthesis of dyes, antioxidants, pharmaceuticals and gasoline, in gum inhibitors, poultry medicines, and as a corrosion inhibitor.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dabir S. Viswanath
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Tushar K. Ghosh
    • 3
  • Veera M. Boddu
    • 4
  1. 1.Nuclear Science and Engineering InstituteUniversity of MissouriColumbiaUSA
  2. 2.Nuclear Engineering Teaching LaboratoryCockrell School of EngineeringAustinUSA
  3. 3.Nuclear Science and Engineering InstituteUniversity of MissouriColumbiaUSA
  4. 4.Environmental Processes BranchUS Army Engineer Research and Development CenterChampaignUSA

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