9-Nitroanthracene

  • 5-Nitroanthracene
Formula
C14H9NO2
Structure
Description
Yellow solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
602-60-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
210-021-9
S 22 24/25
RTECS
CB0715000
RTECS class
Tumorigen; Mutagen
UN (DOT)
2811
Beilstein/Gmelin
1877509
Beilstein Reference
4-05-00-02296

Properties.
Formula
C14H9NO2
Formula mass
223.23
Melting point, °C
137 - 139
Boiling point, °C
403
Vapor pressure, mmHg
2E-6 (25 C)
Density
1.591 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Partition coefficient, pKow
4.41
Heat of vaporization
62.9 kJ/mol

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. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
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
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
Sweep up or absorb material, then place into a suitable clean, dry, closed container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
200
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.
Fire potential
This material is probably combustible.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed. May cause irritation of the digestive tract. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
   Skin
Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
UN number
2811
Response guide
HS Code
2904 20 00