4-Methoxy-2-nitroaniline

  • 4-Methoxy-2-nitrobenzenamine
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Formula
4-(CH3O)-2-(NO2)C6H3NH2
Structure
Description
Orange powder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
96-96-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
202-547-2
EC Index Number
612-038-00-0
EC Class
Very toxic; Danger of cumulative effects; Dangerous for the Environment
R 26/27/28 33 52/53
S 28 36/37 45 61
RTECS
BY4415000
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
2811
Beilstein/Gmelin
880318
Beilstein Reference
4-13-00-01286
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7H8N2O3
Formula mass
168.15
Melting point, °C
124 - 126
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
pKa/pKb
13.04 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.14

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use only in a well ventilated area. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Do not ingest or inhale. Discard contaminated shoes.
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
A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's use.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
Disposal code
9
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, irritating and toxic fumes and gases, carbon dioxide, nitrogen.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
260
Autoignition, °C
> 400
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. Extinguishing media: Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam.
Health
2
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Absorption into the body leads to the formation of methemoglobin which in sufficient concentrations causes cyanosis.
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed. Causes gastrointestinal tract burns. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. Harmful if inhaled.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. Harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation. Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately. Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or 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. 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 immediately.

Transport.
UN number
2811
Response guide
Packing Group
II
 
HS Code
2922 29 00