An official website of the United States government.

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you've safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Concept Breadcrumbs

Preferred Term:

nitro compounds

Compounds having the nitro group, -NO2, attached to carbon. When attached to nitrogen they are nitramines and attached to oxygen they are nitrates.
Concept Schemes:
Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • nitrated compounds
  • organic nitro compounds
Download this Concept:
RDF/XMLCreated 2015-02-20, last modified 2018-06-12