Agent Name

1,2,4-Trichloro-5-nitrobenzene

CAS Number

89-69-0

Formula

C6-H2-Cl3-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,4,5-Trichloronitrobenzene; 3,4,6-Trichloronitrobenzene; 5-Nitro-1,2,4-trichlorobenzene; Benzene, 1,2,4-trichloro-5-nitro-; [ChemIDplus] 2,4,5-Trichloro-1-nitrobenzene; 1,4,5-Trichloro-2-nitrobenzene; [CAMEO]

Category

Nitros, Aromatic

Description

Yellow solid; [CAMEO] Light yellow solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

An irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; [NTP] May cause irritation; May induce methemoglobinemia; Toxic by ingestion; Harmful by inhalation and skin absorption; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Pentachloronitrobenzene" and "2,3,4,5-Tetrachloronitrobenzene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000792 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

Links to Other NLM Databases
Toxicity Information

Search TOXNET

Chemical Information

Search ChemIDplus

Related Information in HazMap
Other Information

No other related information on this agent was found.