N-Methyl-2-nitroaniline

  • 2-Nitro-N-methylaniline
  •  o-Nitro-N-methylaniline
  • N-Methyl-o-nitroaniline
  • 2-(Methylamino)nitrobenzene
  • o-(Methylamino)nitrobenzene
  • N-Methyl-2-nitrobenzenamine
Formula
C7H8N2O2
Structure
Description
Orange powder

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
612-28-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
210-303-1
R 23/24/25 33
S 28 36/37 45
RTECS
BY5710000
RTECS class
Mutagen
UN (DOT)
2811
Beilstein/Gmelin
2209110
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7H8N2O2
Formula mass
152.17
Melting point, °C
38
Boiling point, °C
158 (18 torr)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
 

Hazards and Protection.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, acids, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, chloroformates.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
>112
Fire fighting
Wear approved SCBA in full pressure-demand and full protective gear. Extinguish fire using water, dry chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
Toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. The toxicological properties of this material have not been investigated. Use appropriate procedures to prevent opportunities for direct contact with the skin or eyes and to prevent inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. Allow the victim to rinse his mouth and then to drink 2-4 cupfuls of water, and seek medical advice.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
   Skin
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 lids.

Transport.
UN number
2811
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
I; II; III