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2,4-DINITROANILINEICSC: 1107
2,4-Dinitrobenzenamine
2,4-Dinitrophenylamine
1-Amino-2,4-dinitrobenzene
October 1999
CAS #: 97-02-9
UN #: 1596
EC Number: 202-553-5

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.  In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Pain.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. 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. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: II 

STORAGE
Separated from strong oxidants and food and feedstuffs. Well closed. 
PACKAGING
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
2,4-DINITROANILINE ICSC: 1107
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
YELLOW NEEDLE-LIKE CRYSTALS OR GREENISH-YELLOW PLATES OR BRIGHT YELLOW SOLID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
May explode on heating or on friction. Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides. Reacts with oxidants. 

Formula: C6H5N3O4 / C6H3(NH2)(NO2)2
Molecular mass: 183.1
Melting point: 187-188°C
Density: 1.62 g/cm³
Solubility in water: none
Flash point: 222-224°C c.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.84 (estimated) 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol, through the skin and by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. 

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 long-term or repeated exposure
The substance may have effects on the blood. This may result in the formation of methaemoglobin. 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. 

NOTES
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: T+, N; R: 26/27/28-33-51/53; S: (1/2)-28-36/37-45-61 

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