1,8-Dinitronaphthalene

Formula
C10H6N2O4
Structure
Description
Yellow crystals.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
602-38-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
210-016-1
RTECS
QJ4552000
RTECS class
Mutagen
Beilstein/Gmelin
1881846
Beilstein Reference
4-05-00-01681
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-5453
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H6N2O4
Formula mass
218.18
Melting point, °C
173
Boiling point, °C
390
Vapor pressure, mmHg
6E-6 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Partition coefficient, pKow
2.52
Heat of vaporization
61.4 kJ/mol
Heat of combustion
-4831 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Use spark-proof tools and explosion proof equipment. Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
Respirators
A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's use.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents, strong bases.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
200
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Poison_Class
2
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract.
   Inhalation
May cause cyanosis, characterized by bluish-colored skin. May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
42. Nitro compounds