Agent Name

m-(Trifluoromethyl)nitrobenzene

CAS Number

98-46-4

Formula

C7-H4-F3-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Nitro-3-(trifluoromethyl)benzene; 3-Nitrobenzotrifluoride; 3-Trifluoromethylnitrobenzene; Benzene, 1-nitro-3-(trifluoromethyl)-; Toluene, 3-nitro-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-; Toluene, alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-m-nitro-; alpha,alpha,alpha-Trifluoro-m-nitrotoluene; alpha,alpha,alpha-Trifluoronitrotoluene; m-Nitrobenzotrifluoride; m-Nitrotrifluorotoluene; m-Nitrotrifluortoluol [German]; [ChemIDplus] UN2306

Category

Nitros, Aromatic

Description

Pale straw-colored liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as intermediate for 3-aminobenzotrifluoride; [HSDB]

Comments

Causes somnolence and respiratory depression in lethal-dose feeding studies of rats; [RTECS] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.25 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 870 mg/m3

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Nitrobenzotrifluorides."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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