5-Nitroisatin

  • 1H-Indole-2,3-dione, 5-nitro-
  • Isatin, 5-nitro-
  • 5-Nitroindole-2,3-dione
  • 5-Nitro-1H-indole-2,3-dione
Formula
C8H4N2O4
Structure
Description
Orange - yellow to orange crystalline powder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
611-09-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
210-252-5
S 22 36/37
RTECS
NL7970000
RTECS class
Mutagen
Beilstein/Gmelin
180223
Beilstein Reference
5-21-10-00267

Properties.
Formula
C8H4N2O4
Formula mass
192.13
Melting point, °C
255 - 258
Solubility in water
Soluble
Partition coefficient, pKow
-0.02

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Protection
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
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. Avoid generating dusty conditions.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong bases.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, irritating and toxic fumes and gases, carbon dioxide, nitrogen.

Fire.
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. To extinguish fire, use water, dry chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Not available.
   Inhalation
Not available.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
Not available.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
   Skin
Get medical aid. 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.

Transport.