Agent Name

3-Bromonitrobenzene

CAS Number

585-79-5

Formula

C6-H4-Br-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Bromo-3-nitrobenzene; 3-Nitrobromobenzene; m-Bromonitrobenzene; m-Nitrobromobenzene; Benzene, 1-bromo-3-nitro-; [ChemIDplus] UN2732

Category

Nitros, Aromatic

Description

Light yellow or tan solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

An 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

0.07 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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