Agent Name

2-Amino-5-nitrobenzonitrile

CAS Number

17420-30-3

Formula

C7-H5-N3-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Cyano-4-nitroaniline; 2-Kyan-4-nitroanilin [Czech]; 5-Nitroanthranilonitrile; Aniline, 2-cyano-4-nitro-; Anthranilonitrile, 5-nitro- (6CI,8CI); Benzonitrile, 2-amino-5-nitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitroanilines

Description

Yellow powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes impaired liver function tests, changes in liver weight, and other blood changes in 30-day intermittent oral studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "NITRILES." See "p-Nitroaniline."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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