Agent Name

4-Nitrobenzyl chloride

CAS Number

100-14-1

Formula

C7-H6-Cl-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-(Chloromethyl)-4-nitrobenzene; 4-(Chloromethyl)nitrobenzene; 4-Nitrobenzyl chloride; Benzene, 1-(chloromethyl)-4-nitro-; Benzyl chloride, 4-nitro-; Toluene, alpha-chloro-p-nitro-; alpha-Chloro-p-nitrotoluene; p-(Chloromethyl)nitrobenzene; p-Nitrobenzyl chloride; alpha-Chloro-4-nitrotoluene; [ChemIDplus] UN3261

Category

Nitros, Aromatic

Description

Plates or needles from alcohol; [HSDB]

Comments

Poisonous by ingestion and inhalation; [CAMEO] Corrosive; Causes burns; A lachrymator; May cause pneumonitis and pulmonary edema after inhalation of high concentrations; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 280 mg/m3/4h

Explanatory Notes

ERG Guide for "Corrosive solid, acidic, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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