Agent Name

1-Bromo-4-nitrobenzene

CAS Number

586-78-7

Formula

C6-H4-Br-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

4-Bromonitrobenzene; 4-Nitrobromobenzene; 4-Nitrophenyl bromide; p-Bromonitrobenzene; p-Nitrobromobenzene; p-Nitrophenyl bromide; Benzene, 1-bromo-4-nitro-; [ChemIDplus] UN2732

Category

Nitros, Aromatic

Description

Cream colored or brown powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Nitrobromobenzenes are used to make other chemicals; [CAMEO]

Comments

Nitrobromobenzenes: May cause skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritation; Toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [CAMEO] A skin and strong eye irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [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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