Agent Name

2-Chloro-5-nitroaniline

CAS Number

6283-25-6

Formula

C6-H5-Cl-N2-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Chloro-5-nitrobenzenamine; 6-Chloro-3-nitroaniline; Aniline, 2-chloro-5-nitro-; Aniline, 6-chloro-3-nitro-; Benzenamine, 2-chloro-5-nitro-; [ChemIDplus] UN2237

Category

Nitroanilines

Description

Yellow solid; [HSDB] Gold colored powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate; [HSDB]

Comments

Causes change in righting reflex and weakness in lethal-dose feeding studies of rats; [RTECS] Emergency treatment: see "Aniline." A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000485 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Chloronitroanilines."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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