Agent Name

1-Fluoro-2-nitrobenzene

CAS Number

1493-27-2

Formula

C6-H4-F-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Nitrofluorobenzene; Benzene, o-nitrofluoro-; o-Nitrofluorobenzene; Benzene, 1-fluoro-2-nitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitros, Aromatic

Description

Clear yellow liquid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes methemoglobinemia in acute oral toxic-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; May cause methemoglobinemia; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.29 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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