Agent Name

4-Chloro-3,5-dinitrobenzotrifluoride

CAS Number

393-75-9

Formula

C7-H2-Cl-F3-N2-O4

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Chloro-2,6-dinitro-4-(trifluoromethyl)benzene; 2,6-Dinitro-4-trifluoromethylchlorobenzene; 2-Chloro-1,3-dinitro-5-(trifluoromethyl)benzene; 3,5-Dinitro-4-chloro-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluorotoluene; 3,5-Dinitro-4-chlorobenzotrifluoride; 4-(Trifluoromethyl)-2,6-dinitrochlorobenzene; 4-Chloro-3,5-dinitro-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluorotoluene; 4-Chloro-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-3,5-dinitrotoluene; Benzene, 2-chloro-1,3-dinitro-5-(trifluoromethyl)-; Benzene, 2-chloro-5-(trifluoromethyl)-1,3-dinitro-; Benzotrifluoride, 4-chloro-3,5-dinitro-; Toluene, 4-chloro-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-3,5-dinitro-; Trifluoromethyl-3,5-dinitro-4-chlorobenzene; [ChemIDplus] UN2811

Category

Nitros, Aromatic

Description

Yellow solid; [CAMEO] Yellow crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate for herbicides; [HSDB]

Comments

Causes convulsions, methemoglobinemia, and ataxia in high-dose feeding studies of rats; [RTECS] Emergency treatment: Irritants; [HSDB] An irritant; May be absorbed through skin; Effects in high-dose animal studies include convulsions and methemoglobinemia; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000134 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 126 deg C; [eChemPortal: IUCLID] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Toxic solid, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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