Agent Name

2-Bromo-4,6-dinitroaniline

CAS Number

1817-73-8

Formula

C6-H4-Br-N3-O4

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,4-Dinitro-6-bromanilin [Czech]; 2,4-Dinitro-6-bromoanilin [Czech]; 2,4-Dinitro-6-bromoaniline; 2-Bromo-4,6-dinitroaminobenzene; 6-Bromo-2,4-dinitroaniline; Aniline, 2,4-dinitro-6-bromo-; Aniline, 2-bromo-4,6-dinitro-; Benzenamide, 2-bromo-4,6-dinitro-; Bromo DNA; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitroanilines

Description

Yellow solid; [HSDB] Powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in the synthesis of monoazo dyes; [ChemIDplus] Used as a chemical intermediate for azo derivatives; [HSDB]

Comments

A mutagen and mild eye irritant; Causes somnolence and weight loss in lethal-dose feeding studies of rats; [RTECS] Emergency treatment: Methemoglobinemia; [HSDB] An eye irritant; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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