Agent Name

1-Iodo-3-nitrobenzene

CAS Number

645-00-1

Formula

C6-H4-I-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

3-Iodonitrobenzene; Benzene, 1-iodo-3-nitro-; m-Iodonitrobenzene; [ChemIDplus] 3-Iodo-1-nitrobenzene; m-Nitroiodobenzene; m-Nitrophenyl iodide; 3-Nitroiodobenzene; 3-Nitrophenyl iodide; [CAMEO] UN1325

Category

Nitros, Aromatic

Description

Prisms or tan solid; mp = 36-38 deg C; [CAMEO]

Comments

A skin and eye irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; [NTP] A skin and strong eye irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; Harmful by ingestion and skin absorption; Toxic by inhalation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "m-Nitrochlorobenzene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00174 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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