Dinitolmide

  • 3,5-Dinitro-o-toluamide
  • 2-Methyl-3,5-dinitrobenzamide
  • Zoalene
Formula
C8H7N3O5
Structure
Description
Yellowish, crystalline solid. Noncombustible Solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
148-01-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
205-706-4
RTECS
XS4200000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide; Mutagen
Merck
12,3321
Beilstein/Gmelin
1990738
Beilstein Reference
3-09-00-02316
EPA OPP
37510
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H7N3O5
Formula mass
225.16
Melting point, °C
180
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Partition coefficient, pKow
0.92

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry location in tightly closed containers.
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
Evacuate area and ventilate. Wear protective equipment. If required, use an inert absrobent. Sweep up and place in an appropriate container for disposal. Wash contaminated surfaces.
Stability
No data.
Decomposition
Produces carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxides on decomposition.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a SCBA and protective clothing. Use water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam to fight fire.
Combustion products
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure limit(s)
NIOSH REL: TWA 5 mg/m3
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Harmful if inhaled. May cause irritation.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation. Harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
May cause irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water, provided that person is conscious.
   Inhalation
Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   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.