Agent Name

m-Nitroacetophenone

CAS Number

121-89-1

Formula

C8-H7-N-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

(3-Nitrophenyl) methyl ketone; 1-(3-Nitrophenyl)ethanone; 3'-Nitroacetophenone; 3-Nitroacetofenon [Czech]; 3-Nitroacetophenone; Acetophenone, 3'-nitro-; Ethanone, 1-(3-nitrophenyl)-; Methyl 3-nitrophenyl ketone; m-Acetylnitrobenzene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Light beige solid; [CAMEO] Tan powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make dyes and other organic compounds; [HSDB]

Comments

A mutagen and mild skin irritant; [RTECS] Emergency treatment: Irritants; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.0024 mm Hg

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