2-Aminobenzonitrile

  • o-Cyanoaniline
  • 2-Cyanoaniline
  • 2-Cyanophenylamine
  • 2-Cyano-1-aminobenzene
  • Anthranilonitrile
Formula
2-(NH2)C6H4CN
Structure
Description
Yellow solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1885-29-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
217-549-9
S 22 24/25
RTECS
CB4575000
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
3276
Beilstein/Gmelin
907187
Beilstein Reference
4-14-00-01013
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7H6N2
Formula mass
118.14
Melting point, °C
47
Boiling point, °C
268
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.008 (25 C)
Density
1.26 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Soluble
pKa/pKb
12.19 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.07
Heat of vaporization
50.6 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container. Wash area with soap and water. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Provide ventilation.
Disposal code
3
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong acids; strong bases; strong oxidizing agents; strong reducing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
122
Autoignition, °C
> 200
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid immediately. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
UN number
3276
Response guide
Packing Group
II
 
HS Code
2926 90 95