Agent Name

2,6-Difluorobenzonitrile

CAS Number

1897-52-5

Formula

C7-H3-F2-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Benzonitrile, 2,6-difluoro-; [ChemIDplus] UN3439

Category

Nitriles

Description

Low melting solid; Melting point = 30-32 deg C; [MSDSonline] Colorless crystals; [Ullmann]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate in the production of insecticides; [Ullmann]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "NITRILES."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Nitriles, toxic, solid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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