Agent Name

2-Chloro-5-nitrobenzenesulfonic acid

CAS Number

96-73-1

Formula

C6-H4-Cl-N-O5-S

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Chloro-5-nitrobenzenesulphonic acid; Benzenesulfonic acid, 2-chloro-5-nitro-; [ChemIDplus] UN3261

Category

Nitrobenzesulfonic Acids

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; May cause skin sensitization; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] Search for (96-73-1[EC/RN Number]) AND (dermatitis OR allergic OR sensitizer OR sensitization OR sensitisation): no results; [PubMed] See "4-Nitrobenzenesulfonic acid."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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