Agent Name

4-Chloro-2-nitroaniline

CAS Number

89-63-4

Formula

C6-H5-Cl-N2-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Nitro-4-chloroaniline; 4-Chloro-2-nitrobenzenamine; Aniline, 4-chloro-2-nitro-; Azoene Fast Red 3GL Base; Azoene Fast Red 3GL Salt; Azofix Red 3GL Salt; Azofly Red 3GL Salt; Azoic Diazo Component 9; Benzenamide, 4-chloro-2-nitro-; C.I. 37040; C.I. Azoic Diazo Component 9; CI 37040; Daito Red Base 3GL; Daito Red Salt 3GL; Devol Red F; Devol Red Salt F; Diazo Fast Red 3GL; Fast Red 2NC Base; Fast Red 2NC Salt; Fast Red 3GL Base; Fast Red 3GL Salt; Fast Red 3GL Special Base; Fast Red 3GL Special Salt; Fast Red Base 3GL Special; Fast Red Base 3JL; Fast Red Salt 3GL; Fast Red Salt 3JL; Hiltonil Fast Red 3GL Base; Hiltosal Fast Red 3GL Salt; Kayaku Fast Red 3GL Base; Kayaku Red Salt 3GL; Kayaku Red Salt GL; Mitsui Red 3GL Base; Mitsui Red 3GL Salt; Naphthanil Red 3G Base; Naphtoelan Fast Red 3GL Base; Naphtoelan Fast Red 3GL Salt; Naptoelan Fast Red 3GL Salt; PCON; PCONA; Red 3G Base; Red 3G Salt; Red 3GS Salt; Red Base 3 GL; Red Base 3GL; Red Base Ciba VI; Red Base IRGA VI; Red Salt Ciba VI; Red Salt Irga VI; Red Salt NBGL; Sanyo Fast Red Salt 3GL; Shinnippon Fast Red 3GL Base; Symulon Red 3GL Salt; p-Chloro-o-nitroaniline; [ChemIDplus] UN2237

Category

Nitroanilines

Description

Orange solid; [Hawley] Orange powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a dye and pigment intermediate; [Hawley]

Comments

A mutagen; Acts as general anesthetic in lethal-dose feeding studies of guinea pigs; [RTECS] Emergency treatment: Methemoglobinemia; May caused severe damage to eyes; [HSDB] An irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; May be absorbed through skin; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000485 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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