Agent Name

Cupferron

CAS Number

135-20-6

Formula

C6-H6-N2-O2.H3-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Ammonium N-nitrosophenylhydroxylamine; Ammonium cupferron; Ammonium nitroso-beta-phenylhydroxylamine; Ammonium-N-nitrosophenylhydroxylamine; Benzenamine, N-hydroxy-N-nitroso-, ammonium salt; Cupferon [Czech]; Cupferron, ammonium salt; Hydroxylamine, N-nitroso-N-phenyl-, ammonium salt; Kupferon; Kupferron [Czech]; N-Hydroxy-N-nitroso-benzenamine, ammonium salt; N-Nitroso-N-phenylhydroxylamine ammonium salt; N-Nitrosofenylhydroxylamin amonny [Czech]; N-Nitrosophenylhydroxylamin ammonium salz [German]; N-Nitrosophenylhydroxylamine ammonium salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Creamy-white solid; [HSDB] Light yellow, cream-colored, or brown solid; Hygroscopic; [CAMEO] Pale yellow, odorless crystalline solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an analytical reagent for separation and precipitation of metals and a quantitative reagent for vanadates, titanium, and colorimetric estimation of aluminum; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: Methemoglobinemia; [HSDB] Causes various cancers when administered in the diet of rats; [NTP] A skin and eye irritant; May cause methemoglobinemia and liver damage; [CAMEO] A moderate eye irritant; Causes muscle weakness and dyspnea in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and serious eye irritant; Toxic if swallowed; Suspected carcinogen; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

6.29E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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