4-Amino-2,6-dinitrotoluene

  • 4-Methyl-3,5-dinitroaniline
  • 4-Amino-2,6-dinitrotoluene
  • 3,5-Dinitro-p-toluidine
  • 1-Amino-3,5-dinitro-4-methylbenzene
Formula
C7H7N3O4
Structure
Description
Solid.
Uses
explosive

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
19406-51-0
RTECS
XU6080000
RTECS class
Mutagen
UN (DOT)
1661
Beilstein/Gmelin
2462150
Beilstein Reference
4-12-00-02006

Properties.
Formula
C7H7N3O4
Formula mass
197.17
Melting point, °C
175
Density
1.495 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
0.74 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.39

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry location.
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 protective gloves and clothing and safety goggles.
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
ELIMINATE all ignition sources. Do not touch damaged containers or spilled material unless wearing appropriate protective clothing. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. Absorb or cover with dry earth, sand or other non-combustible material and transfer to containers. DO NOT GET WATER INSIDE CONTAINERS.
Stability
No data.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Use water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam to fight fire. Wear SCBA and protective clothing.
Fire potential
Combustible material: may burn but does not ignite readily.
Hazards
When heated, vapors may form explosive mixtures with air: indoors, outdoors, and sewers explosion hazards.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Harmful if inhaled. Causes irritation.
   Skin
Causes irritation. Harmful on contact.
   Eyes
Causes irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Wash mouth out with water if concious.
   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. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
UN number
1661
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
II
 
42. Nitro compounds