Agent Name

1-Bromo-2,4-dinitrobenzene

CAS Number

584-48-5

Formula

C6-H3-Br-N2-O4

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,4-Dinitrobromobenzene; 2,4-Dinitrophenyl bromide; 4-Bromo-1,3-dinitrobenzene; o,p-Dinitrophenyl bromide; Benzene, 1-bromo-2,4-dinitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitros, Aromatic

Description

Yellow powder; [Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization and methemoglobinemia; [Aldrich MSDS] See "1-Bromo-4-nitrobenzene." See "1-Chloro-2,6-dinitrobenzene" and "1-Chloro-2,4-dinitrobenzene."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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