Agent Name

3,5-Dinitrosalicylic acid

CAS Number

609-99-4

Formula

C7-H4-N2-O7

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Hydroxy-3,5-dinitrobenzoic acid; 3,5-Dinitro-2-hydroxybenzoic acid; 3,5-Dinitrosalicylate; Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-3,5-dinitro-; Salicylic acid, 3,5-dinitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitrobenzoic Acids

Description

Light yellow solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes somnolence and muscle contraction or spasticity in oral lethal-dose studies of mice and rats; Causes liver changes and weight loss in 30-day intermittent oral studies of rats; [RTECS] An irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Salicylic acid."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.05E-8 mm Hg

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