Agent Name

1,5-Dinitronaphthalene

CAS Number

605-71-0

Formula

C10-H6-N2-O4

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Naphthalene, 1,5-dinitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitros, Aromatic

Description

Yellowish-white or light yellow solid; [CAMEO] light yellow crystalline powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate in chemical production; [Ullmann]

Comments

Potentially explosive; [Ullmann] Explosive; A skin, eye, mucous membrane, and upper respiratory tract irritant; "Symptoms of exposure to this compound may include nasal irritation, skin pigmentation, headache, dizziness, cyanosis, nausea, vomiting, anemia, insomnia, fatigue, weight loss, central nervous system depression, liver damage, toxic hepatitis, kidney degeneration and kidney damage." [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "2-Nitronaphthalene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.28E-6 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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