CAS Registry Number: 5798-49-2
CAS Name: N-(1-Naphthalenylmethyl)-1-naphthalenemethanamine
Additional Names: di(a-naphthylmethyl)amine; a-dinaphthomethylamine
Molecular Formula: C22H19N
Molecular Weight: 297.39
Percent Composition: C 88.85%, H 6.44%, N 4.71%
Literature References: Prepd by catalytic hydrogenation of a-naphthonitrile: Rupe, Becherer, Helv. Chim. Acta 6, 880 (1923).
Properties: Pale yellow crystals from petr ether, mp 62°.
Melting point: mp 62°
Use: In determination of nitrates in fertilizers: Konek, Z. Anal. Chem. 97, 416 (1934), C.A. 28, 5779 (1934). The acetate has been proposed as a sensitive reagent for nitric acid.