Agent Name

8-Nitroquinoline

CAS Number

607-35-2

Formula

C9-H6-N2-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Quinoline, 8-nitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Quinolines

Description

Solid; [HSDB] Yellow powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an experimental corrosion inhibitor (e.g., in antifreezes); Not commercially produced in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

Oral administration produced evidence for carcinogenicity in rats but not in hamsters; Mutagenic in Ames test; [HSDB] Causes altered sleep time and dyspnea in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000138 mm Hg

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