Agent Name

3,5-Dinitrobenzoic acid

CAS Number

99-34-3

Formula

C7-H4-N2-O6

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

3-Carboxy-1,5-dinitrobenzene; Dinitrobenzoic acid; DNBA; Benzoic acid, 3,5-dinitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitrobenzoic Acids

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Light yellow crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to identify alcohols and alkyl halides and in chromatographic determination of essential oil constituents; [Merck Index] Used as an intermediate; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "3-Nitrobenzoic acid."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.41E-6 mm Hg

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