Agent Name

4-Nitrobenzenesulfonic acid

CAS Number

138-42-1

Formula

C6-H5-N-O5-S

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

4-Nitrobenzenesulfonate; p-Nitrobenzenesulfonic acid; p-Nitrophenylsulfonic acid; 4-Nitrobenzenesulphonic acid; Benzenesulfonic acid, 4-nitro-; Benzenesulfonic acid, p-nitro- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] UN2305

Category

Nitrobenzesulfonic Acids

Description

Nearly white solid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "2-Methyl-5-nitrobenzenesulfonic acid," "3-Nitrobenzenesulfonic acid," and "Sodium 3-nitrobenzenesulfonate."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Nitrobenzenesulfonic acid."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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