Agent Name

o-Phenanthroline monohydrate

CAS Number

5144-89-8

Formula

C12-H8-N2.H2-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

4,5-Phenanthroline monohydrate; 1,10-Phenanthroline, monohydrate; [ChemIDplus] 1,10-o-Phenanthroline monohydrate; 1,10-Phenanthroline monohydrate; 4,5-Diazaphenanthrene monohydrate; beta-Phenanthroline monohydrate; Orthophenanthroline monohydrate; [CAMEO] UN2811

Category

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

White solid with a mild odor; [CAMEO] Off-white odorless crystals; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an analytical reagent, colorimetric indicator, and in organic syntheses; [Merck Index] Used as a drier in the coatings industry; [NTP]

Comments

An irritant; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [NTP] May cause irritation; Toxic by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "2,2'-Bipyridine." See "POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Toxic solid, organic, n.o.s."

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