Agent Name

4-Chloro-3-nitrobenzotrifluoride

CAS Number

121-17-5

Formula

C7-H3-Cl-F3-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Chloro-5-(trifluoromethyl)nitrobenzene; 2-Nitro-4-trifluoromethylchlorobenzene; 3-Nitro-4-chloro-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluorotoluene; 3-Nitro-4-chlorobenzotrifluoride; 3-Nitro-4-chlorotrifluoromethylbenzene; 4-Chloro-3-nitro-1-(trifluoromethyl)benzene; 4-Chloro-3-nitro-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluorotoluene; 4-Chloro-3-nitrobenzylidyne fluoride; 4-Chloro-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-3-nitrotoluene; Benzene, 1-chloro-2-nitro-4-(trifluoromethyl)-; Benzotrifluoride, 4-chloro-3-nitro-; Toluene, 4-chloro-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-3-nitro-; [ChemIDplus] UN2307

Category

Nitros, Aromatic

Description

Colorless to dark-colored liquid; [CAMEO] Yellow liquid;

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate for herbicides; Not commercially produced in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

A mutagen and mild eye irritant; Causes somnolence, tremor, and ataxia in lethal-dose feeding studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritant; Highly toxic by inhalation, ingestion, and skin absorption; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
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