Agent Name

2,3,4,5-Tetrachloronitrobenzene

CAS Number

879-39-0

Formula

C6-H-Cl4-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,2,3,4-Tetrachloro-5-nitrobenzene; 1-Nitro-2,3,4,5-tetrachlorobenzene; 2,3,4,5-Tetrachloro-1-nitrobenzene; Benzene, 1,2,3,4-tetrachloro-5-nitro-; Benzene, 5-nitro-1,2,3,4-tetrachloro-; DB-905; Folosan DB-905 fumite; TCBN; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitros, Aromatic

Description

Pale yellow solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used in organic synthesis, including anthraquinone vat dyes; Also used in UV oxidation, stabilizers for plastics, and experimental antineoplastic drugs; [HSDB]

Comments

A tumorigen; [RTECS] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000138 mm Hg

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