Agent Name

Bromonitrodioxane

CAS Number

30007-47-7

Formula

C4-H6-Br-N-O4

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

1,3-Dioxane, 5-bromo-5-nitro-; 5-Brom-5-nitro-1,3-dioxan [German]; 5-Bromo-5-nitro-1,3-dioxane; 5-Bromo-5-nitro-m-dioxane; Bronidox; m-Dioxane, 5-bromo-5-nitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Biocides/Disinfectants

Sources/Uses

Used as a disinfectant in cleaners and a biocide in shampoos and other hair products; [Kanerva, 1st ed., p. 474-8] Used in cosmetics since the mid-1970s as a bactericide and fungicide; [Wikipedia]

Comments

A formaldehyde releaser, bromonitrodioxane can cause allergic contact dermatitis in hairdressers and in workers handling cleaners containing bromonitrodioxane. [Kanerva, 1st ed., p. 474-8]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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