Agent Name

1,5-Difluoro-2,4-dinitrobenzene

CAS Number

327-92-4

Formula

C6-H2-F2-N2-O4

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

4,6-Difluoro-1,3-dinitrobenzene; Benzene, 1,5-difluoro-2,4-dinitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitros, Aromatic

Description

Powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to characterize peptide cross-linkages; [Ullmann]

Comments

An irritant; Toxic after ingestion, inhalation, or skin contact; May cause skin sensitization; Effects in chronic studies of experimental animals include tremor, somnolence, and muscle weakness. [MSDSonline] See "m-Dinitrobenzene."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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