Agent Name

3-Nitrobenzyl bromide

CAS Number

3958-57-4

Formula

C7-H6-Br-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-(Bromomethyl)-3-nitrobenzene; alpha-Bromo-m-nitrotoluene; m-(Bromomethyl)nitrobenzene; m-Nitro-alpha-bromotoluene; m-Nitrobenzyl bromide; Toluene, alpha-bromo-m-nitro-; alpha-Bromo-3-nitrotoluene; Benzene, 1-(bromomethyl)-3-nitro-; [ChemIDplus] UN3261

Category

Nitros, Aromatic

Description

Light yellow crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns and lachrymation; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "m-Nitrochlorobenzene" and "alpha-Chloro-m-nitrotoluene."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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