Agent Name

2,4-Dinitrobenzenesulfonic acid

CAS Number

89-02-1

Formula

C6-H4-N2-O7-S

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Kyselina 2,4-dinitrobenzensulfonova [Czech]; 2,4-Dinitrobenzenesulphonic acid; 2,4-Dinitrophenylsulfonic acid; Benzenesulfonic acid, 2,4-dinitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitros, Aromatic

Description

Dihydrate: Orange-yellow odorless solid; [Fisher Scientific MSDS]

Comments

Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 320 mg/kg; A mild skin and eye irritant; Causes other GI changes, inflammation, ulceration of large intestine, and changes in spleen weight in acute rectal toxic-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Fisher Scientific MSDS] See "m-Dinitrobenzene."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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