Nifuroxime

  • anti-5-Nitro-2-furaldoxime
  • 5-Nitro-2-furancarboxaldehyde oxime
  • (Z)-Nitrofuraldoxime
Formula
C5H4N2O4
Structure
Uses
Fungicide.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
6236-05-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
228-349-6
RTECS
LT7527000
RTECS class
Mutagen
Merck
13,6451
Beilstein/Gmelin
83037
Beilstein Reference
5-17-09-00330
Austrailia AICS
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C5H4N2O4
Formula mass
156.1
Melting point, °C
129 - 130
Boiling point, °C
275
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.0026 (25 C)
Density
1.61 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Soluble
pKa/pKb
10.56 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
54.2 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
120
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure effects

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.