Agent Name

2-Nitroso-1-naphthol

CAS Number

132-53-6

Formula

C10-H7-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Naphthalenol, 2-nitroso-; 1-Naphthol, 2-nitroso-; 2-Nitrosonaphthol; C.I. 76610; CI 76610; beta-Nitroso-alpha-naphthol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Green or gold colored powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a dye oxidation base for fur, cotton, jute, and viscose; [HSDB]

Comments

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

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

9.11E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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