Agent Name

4-Nitrobenzaldehyde

CAS Number

555-16-8

Formula

C7-H5-N-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

p-Formylnitrobenzene; p-Nitrobenzaldehyde; Benzaldehyde, 4-nitro-; Benzaldehyde, p-nitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Light yellow powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes somnolence, cyanosis, normocytic anemia, tetany, and dyspnea in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] An irritant; May cause skin sensitization, based on QSAR modeling; Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause narcosis; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Nitrobenzene" and "Benzaldehyde." See "3-Nitrobenzaldehyde."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00354 mm Hg

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