Agent Name

Phthalazine

CAS Number

253-52-1

Formula

C8-H6-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,3-Benzodiazine; 2,3-Diazanaphthalene; Benzo(d)pyridazine; beta-Phenodiazine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Pale yellow solid; [Merck Index] Yellow crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Phthalazine, also called benzo-orthodiazine or benzopyridazine, is a heterocyclic organic compound with the molecular formula C8H6N2. It is isomeric with other naphthyridines including quinoxaline, cinnoline and quinazoline." [Wikipedia]

Comments

Suspected mutagen; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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