Agent Name

2-Nitro-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluorotoluene

CAS Number

384-22-5

Formula

C7-H4-F3-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Nitro-2-(trifluoromethyl)benzene; Benzene, 1-nitro-2-(trifluoromethyl)-; Toluene, alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-o-nitro-; alpha,alpha,alpha-Trifluoro-o-nitrotoluene; o-(Trifluoromethyl)nitrobenzene; o-Nitrobenzotrifluoride; 2-Nitrobenzotrifluoride; [ChemIDplus] UN2306

Category

Nitros, Aromatic

Description

Yellow solid; [CAMEO] Colorless crystalline solid; mp = 31-32 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a research chemical; Not commercially produced in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

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

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.14 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 96 deg C; [CAMEO] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Nitrobenzotrifluorides."

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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