2-Nitrobenzotrifluoride

  • Nitrobenzotrifluoride
  • 2-Nitro-a,a,a-trifluorotoluene
Formula
C7H4F3NO2
Structure
Description
Yellow crystals.
Uses
Research chemical.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
384-22-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
206-855-8
UN (DOT)
2306
Beilstein/Gmelin
2213125
Beilstein Reference
4-05-00-00852

Properties.
Formula
C7H4F3NO2
Formula mass
191.11
Melting point, °C
31-32
Boiling point, °C
216
Solubility in water
Insoluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from heat, sparks, and flame. Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved full-facepiece airline respirator in the positive pressure mode with emergency escape provisions.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents - strong bases - strong reducing agents.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen fluoride, nitrogen.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
95
Fire fighting
Fires involving this compound can be controlled using drychemicals, carbon dioxide or Halon extinguishers.
Fire potential
This compound is combustible.
Hazards
Containers may explode when heated.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure limit(s)
2.5 mg/m3 as F (ACGIH)
Exposure effects
The toxological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. Allow the victim to rinse his mouth and then to drink 2-4 cupfuls of water, and seek medical advice.
   Inhalation
Highly toxic, may be fatal if inhaled, swallowed or absorbed through skin. Effects of contact or inhalation may be delayed.
   Skin
Contact with molten substance may cause severe burns to skin and eyes. Avoid any skin contact.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. Allow the victim to rinse his mouth and then to drink 2-4 cupfuls of water, and seek medical advice.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
First check the victim for contact lenses and remove if present. Flush victim's eyes with water or normal saline solution for 20 to 30 minutes while simultaneously calling a hospital or poison control center. Do not put any ointments, oils, or medication in the victim's eyes without specific instructions from a physician. IMMEDIATELY transport the victim after flushing eyes to a hospital even if no symptoms (such as redness or irritation) develop.

Transport.
UN number
2306
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
II