Agent Name

3,5-Dinitro-o-toluamide

Alternative Name

Dinitolmide

CAS Number

148-01-6

Formula

C8-H7-N3-O5

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Dinitolmide; 2-Methyl-3,5-dinitrobenzamide; 3,5-Dinitro-o-toluamide; Benzamide, 2-methyl-3,5-dinitro-; Coccidine A; Coccidot; Dinitolmida [INN-Spanish]; Dinitolmidum [INN-Latin]; Zoalene [ANSI]; Zoamix; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Yellowish, crystalline solid; [NIOSH]

Sources/Uses

Used as a veterinary coccidiostat and food additive; [ACGIH] Coccidiostats are "any of a group of chemical agents, e.g., nitrofurazone, nitrophenide, nicarbazin, mixed in feed or drinking water to control coccidiosis in animals." [Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary]

Comments

In animals: methemoglobinemia, liver changes; [NIOSH] May cause skin irritation and possibly liver effects; [ACGIH]

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Insufficient data

TLV (ACGIH)

1 mg/m3

Vapor Pressure

6.78E-8 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

ACGIH Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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