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CHLORONITROANILINE
ICSC: 1076
Peer-Review Status: 10.03.2000 Validated
2-Chloro-4-nitroaniline
1-Amino-2-chloro-4-nitrobenzene
o-Chloro-p-nitroaniline
Benzeneamine, 2-chloro-4-nitro- 
CAS #: 121-87-9 RTECS #: BX1400000
UN #: 2237
EC #: 610-009-00-7
EINECS #: 204-502-2
    Formula: C6H5ClN2O2
Molecular mass: 172.6

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR! 
Inhalation Blue lips, fingernails and skin. Dizziness. Headache. Nausea. Shortness of breath. Confusion. Convulsions. Unconciousness. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. See Notes. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves.  Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes   Wear safety spectacles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion See Inhalation.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Rest. Refer for medical attention . See Notes. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.  Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Marine pollutant. 
EC Classification
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 22-51/53; S: (2)-22-24-61 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61G12C.  Separated from food and feedstuffs. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
YELLOW NEEDLE-LIKE CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
No data. 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic and corrosive gases including nitrogen oxides. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation. 

Inhalation risk
No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is mildly irritating to the skin. The substance may cause effects on the blood. This may result in formation of methaemoglobin. Medical observation is indicated. The effects may be delayed. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point: >200°C
Melting point: 108°C
Density: <1 g/cm³
Solubility in water at 25°C: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 0.00046
Flash point: 205°C
Auto-ignition temperature: 522°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.3  
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment. 

NOTES
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is indicated.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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