Agent Name

2-Bromonitrobenzene

CAS Number

577-19-5

Formula

C6-H4-Br-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Bromo-2-nitrobenzene; 2-Nitrobromobenzene; o-Bromonitrobenzene; o-Nitrobromobenzene; o-Nitrophenyl bromide; Benzene, 1-bromo-2-nitro-; [ChemIDplus] UN2732

Category

Nitros, Aromatic

Description

Light yellow solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; May have cumulative adverse effects to health; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00989 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Nitrobromobenzenes."

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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