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2,4-DINITROANILINE
ICSC: 1107
Peer-Review Status: 19.10.1999 Validated
2,4-Dinitrobenzenamine
2,4-Dinitrophenylamine
1-Amino-2,4-dinitrobenzene 
CAS #: 97-02-9 RTECS #: BX9100000
UN #: 1596
EC #: 612-040-00-1
EINECS #: 202-553-5
    Formula: C6H5N3O4 / C6H3(NH2)(NO2)2
Molecular mass: 183.1

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION     In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!   
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
PACKAGING & 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.  Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
EC Classification
Symbol: T+, N; R: 26/27/28-33-51/53; S: (1/2)-28-36/37-45-61 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: II 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-875/61G12.
NFPA Code: H3; F1; R3. 
Separated from strong oxidants and food and feedstuffs. Well closed. 

IMPORTANT DATA
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. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

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

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 irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. 

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


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
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) 
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
 

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