Agent Name

1,2,3-Trichloro-4-nitrobenzene

CAS Number

17700-09-3

Formula

C6-H2-Cl3-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,3,4-Trichloro-1-nitrobenzene; 2,3,4-Trichloronitrobenzene; 4-Nitro-1,2,3-trichlorobenzene; Benzene, 1,2,3-trichloro-4-nitro-; Benzene, 1,2,3-trichloro-4-nitro- (8CI)(9CI); Benzene, 4-nitro-1,2,3-trichloro-; [ChemIDplus] 1-Nitro-2,3,4-trichlorobenzene; [CAMEO] 2,3,4,-TCNB; [IUCLID] UN1578

Category

Nitros, Aromatic

Description

Light yellow solid; [NTP] Light yellow powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A skin and eye irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; Readily absorbed through skin; [IUCLID] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; May induce methemoglobinemia; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000792 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Chloronitrobenzenes."

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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