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1-2-dinitrobenzene
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Description

O-dinitrobenzene is an organic compound composed of two nitro groups attached to a benzene ring. It is a yellow-orange crystalline solid with a strong odor. It is used as a dye, a reagent in organic synthesis, and as an intermediate in the production of other chemicals.

O-dinitrobenzene is toxic and can cause irritation to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract. Inhalation of the substance can cause coughing, chest tightness, and difficulty breathing. Ingestion of the substance can cause nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. Long-term exposure to o-dinitrobenzene can cause liver and kidney damage.

Associated brand names:
  ▸  DNBP
  ▸  DNBP-X
  ▸  DNBP-X-S
  ▸  DNBP-X-T
  ▸  DNBP-X-V
  ▸  DNBP-X-W
  ▸  DNBP-X-Y
  ▸  DNBP-X-Z

Synonyms
  • o-dinitrobenzene
  • ortho-dinitrobenzene
Classifications
  • chemical precursor

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