Agent Name

2,5-Difluoronitrobenzene

CAS Number

364-74-9

Formula

C6-H3-F2-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,4-Difluoro-2-nitrobenzene; Benzene, 1,4-difluoro-2-nitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitros, Aromatic

Description

Light yellow liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes methemoglobinemia in acute oral studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Toxic by inhalation; Harmful by ingestion and skin absorption; May have cumulative effects; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.35 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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