|Molar mass||163.17 g mol−1|
|CAS number||[705-60-2] |
|Melting point||64-66 °C|
|EU classification||Harmful (Xn)|
Phenyl-2-nitropropene is a chemical compound with the chemical formula is C9H9NO2. It can be produced by the reaction of benzaldehyde and nitroethane in the presence of a basic catalyst. It can be reduced in the presence of a catalyst to produce phenylacetone, which is a controlled precursor of methamphetamine. With lithium aluminium hydride, it can be reduced to amphetamine.