Nitrogen Monoxide

1. Fomula: NO

2. Molecular Weight: 30.0061

3. Meliting Point: -163.60C (109.6K)

4. Boiling Point: -151.70C (121.4K)

5. State at room temperature: odorless gas

6. Molecular or Ionic compound: Ionic compound

7. Molecular Geometry: linear

8. Bond Descrition: N/A

9. Use of compound: A colourless, odourless gas that is used as an anaesthetic and analgesic. High concentrations cause a narcotic effect and may replace oxygen, causing death by asphyxia. It is also used as a food aerosol in the preparation of whipping cream.

10. other useful information: other names Nitrogen oxide; Nitrogen monoxide; Nitrosyl radical; NO; Amidogen, oxo-


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