Agent Name

2,4,6-Trinitroaniline

CAS Number

489-98-5

Formula

C6-H4-N4-O6

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Picramide; Aniline, 2,4,6-trinitro- (8CI); Benzenamine, 1,4,6-trinitro-; Benzenamine, 2,4,6-trinitro- (9CI); [ChemIDplus] 1-AMINO-2,4,6-TRINITROBENZENE; 2-AMINO-1,3,5-TRINITROBENZENE; 2,4,6-TRINITROBENZENAMINE; MATB; MATB (EXPLOSIVE); UN0153; [CAMEO]

Category

Explosives

Description

Yellow crystals; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used in explosives; [Hawley]

Comments

Adverse effects include skin irritation, headache, cyanosis, respiratory distress, anemia, and liver damage; [CAMEO]

Restricted

Forbidden: Transport of Trinitroaniline (Picramide) by cargo aircraft or passenger aircraft/rail; [HMT]

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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