Agent Name

1-Fluoro-4-nitrobenzene

CAS Number

350-46-9

Formula

C6-H4-F-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Nitro-4-fluorobenzene; 4-Fluoro-1-nitrobenzene; 4-Fluoronitrobenzene; 4-Nitrofluorobenzene; Benzene, 1-fluoro-4-nitro-; p-Fluoronitrobenzene; p-Nitrofluorobenzene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitros, Aromatic

Description

Yellow solid; [HSDB] Liquid or low melting solid; mp = 22-24 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a component in hair dyes; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: Methemoglobinemia; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.29 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 2,600 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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