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The nitroethane molecule does not contain any chemical group associated with pyrophoric properties (as listed in Bretherick's Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards) or decomposition by contact with water. In addition to that, many years of manufacture and handling of this material concur to the same conclusion.

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