Agent Name

(4-Nitrophenyl)hydrazine

CAS Number

100-16-3

Formula

C6-H7-N3-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Hydrazine, (p-nitrophenyl)-; p-Hydrazinonitrobenzene; p-Nitrophenylhydrazine; 4-Nitrophenylhydrazine; Hydrazine, (4-nitrophenyl)-; [ChemIDplus] (p- Nitrophenyl)hydrazine; PNPH; [CAMEO] UN3376

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Orange-red solid; [Merck Index] Orange crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reagent for ketones and aldehydes; [Merck Index]

Comments

Highly explosive and friction sensitive when dry; May cause skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritation; [CAMEO] An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Phenylhydrazine" and "Nitrobenzene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000946 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "4-Nitrophenylhydrazine, with not less than 30% water."

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