Agent Name

4-Chloro-3-nitrobenzenesulfonamide

CAS Number

97-09-6

Formula

C6-H5-Cl-N2-O4-S

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Benzenesulfonamide, 4-chloro-3-nitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate for azo dyes; [HSDB]

Comments

Used therapeutically, sulfonamides can cause a range of hypersensitivity reactions including rashes and injury to the liver and kidneys; Methemoglobinemia has been reported after overdose; [HSDB] An irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.8E-6 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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