Agent Name

Bromopicrin

CAS Number

464-10-8

Formula

C-Br3-N-O2

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Nitrobromoform; Nitrotribromomethane; Tribromonitromethane; Methane, nitrotribromo-; Methane, tribromonitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Toxic Gases & Vapors

Description

Prismatic crystals or oily colorless or clear dark amber liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a military poison and to make other chemicals; [Hawley]

Comments

A severe skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; A substance that causes lacrimation and may cause lung edema after inhalation of high concentrations; [CAMEO] Extreme hazard of explosion when heated; [Hawley]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

VP = 15 mm Hg at 187 deg F; [CAMEO]

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

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