Dinitroresorcinol

  • 1,3-Benzenediol, dinitro-
Formula
C6H4N2O6
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
35860-51-6
UN (DOT)
1322
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
Austrailia AICS
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H4N2O6
Formula mass
200.1
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.93

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
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 appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Make no contact with the spilled material. ELIMINATE ignition sources and ground all equipment. Flush area with flooding quantities of water.
Stability
No data.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Use plenty of water - FLOOD it! If water is not available, use carbon dioxide,dry chemical or dirt.
Hazards
DRIED OUT material may explode if exposed to heat, flame, friction orshock; Treat as an explosive.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
See inhalation.
   Inhalation
May be toxic if inhaled, igestioned or on contact..
   Skin
Can be absorbed through the skin. May cause burns. See inhalation.
   Eyes
May cause burns. See inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.
   Eyes
Flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
1322
Response guide
Hazard class
4.1
Packing Group
I