Agent Name

4-Nitrophenetole

CAS Number

100-29-8

Formula

C8-H9-N-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

4-Nitrophenetol; 1-Ethoxy-4-nitrobenzene; 4-Ethoxynitrobenzene; Benzene, 1-ethoxy-4-nitro-; Ethyl p-nitrophenyl ether; Phenetole, p-nitro-; p-Ethoxynitrobenzene; p-Nitrophenetol [German]; p-Nitrophenetole; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Solid; [Hawley] Deep brown crystals; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate in the production of aniline dyes; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: Methemoglobinemia; [HSDB] Causes somnolence, liver injury, and anesthesia after lethal doses in rats; [RTECS] May cause irritation; May be harmful by ingestion, inhalation, or skin absorption; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00623 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 90 deg C; [eChemPortal: IUCLID]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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