Agent Name

Gibbs reagent

CAS Number

101-38-2

Formula

C6-H2-Cl3-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,5-Cyclohexadien-1-one, 4-chloroimino-2,6-dichloro-; 2,6-Dichloro-4-(chloroimino)-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-one; 2,6-Dichloro-4-N-chloroquinonimine; 2,6-Dichlorobenzoquinone chloroimide; 2,6-Dichloroquinone chloroimide; 2,6-Dichloroquinone-4-chloroimide; 2,6-Dichloroquinone-4-chloroimine; 2,6-Dichloroquinonechloroimine; 4-Chloroimino-2,6-dichloro-2,5-cyclohexadiene-1-one; N,2,6-Trichloro-p-benzoquinone imine; N,2,6-Trichloro-p-benzoquinonimine; N,2,6-Trichlorobenzoquinone imine; p-Benzoquinone imine, N,2,6-trichloro-; 2,5-Cyclohexadien-1-one, 2,6-dichloro-4-(chloroimino)-; 2,6-Dichloro-4-(chloroimino)cyclohexa-2,5-dienone; [ChemIDplus] UN3224

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

Yellow solid; [Merck Index] Yellow or orange crystalline powder; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reagent to detect phenols; [Merck Index] "Universal thin-layer chromatographic visualization reagent." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Oral lethal-dose (rat) > 500 mg/kg; [RTECS] Explosion hazard by shock, friction, or other source of ignition; An irritant; Harmful by ingestion and inhalation; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Self-reactive solid type C."

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