Agent Name

2-Chlorobenzonitrile

CAS Number

873-32-5

Formula

C7-H4-Cl-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Nitril kyseliny o-chlorbenzoove [Czech]; o-Chlorbenzonitril [Czech]; o-Chlorobenzonitrile; o-Chlorocyanobenzene; o-Cyanochlorobenzene; Benzonitrile, 2-chloro-; Benzonitrile, o-chloro-; [ChemIDplus] UN3439

Category

Nitriles

Description

White crystalline powder; Slightly soluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

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

Comments

An eye irritant; [eChemPortal: ERMA] 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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