3-Nitrophthalic anhydride

  • 1,3-Isobenzofurandione, 4-nitro-
Formula
C8H3NO5
Structure
Description
Yellow solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
641-70-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
211-373-6
EC Class
irritant
R 36/37/38
Beilstein/Gmelin
179963
Beilstein Reference
5-17-11-00266
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H3NO5
Formula mass
193.12
Melting point, °C
159 - 162
Solubility in water
Decomposition
Partition coefficient, pKow
-0.47

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Keep under an argon blanket.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
Eyes: Wear chemical goggles. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear a chemical apron.
Respirators
A NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying dust or mist respirator or European Standard EN 149.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Disposal code
4
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, strong bases.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: Use water spray, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes 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. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
HS Code
2917 39 80