3,4-Dicyanoaniline

  • 1,2-Benzenedicarbonitrile, 4-amino-
Formula
C8H5N3
Structure
Description
Almost white solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
56765-79-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
260-370-6
R 20/21/22
S 22 36/37
UN (DOT)
3276
Beilstein/Gmelin
2937382
Beilstein Reference
3-14-00-01399
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H5N3
Formula mass
143.14
Melting point, °C
180 - 182
Boiling point, °C
321
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.30

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
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
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Hydrogen cyanide, 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: Do NOT use water directly on fire. Use foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. Poison by ingestion.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. May be harmful if inhaled.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation. Toxic in contact with skin.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid immediately. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   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
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