Agent Name

3,5-Dinitrobenzoyl chloride

CAS Number

99-33-2

Formula

C7-H3-Cl-N2-O5

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

3,5-Dinitrobenzoic acid chloride; Benzoyl chloride, 3,5-dinitro-; [ChemIDplus] DNBC; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Light yellow crystals; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reagent to identify amino acids, acetals, and ketals; [Merck Index]

Comments

Highly irritating; [Merck Index] Causes burns and lachrymation; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Targets the liver and kidney; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] Reacts violently with water; May explode on heating; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Benzoyl chloride" and "m-Dinitrobenzene."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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