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1-chloro-4-nitrobenzene
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Description

P-nitrochlorobenzene (p-NCB) is an organic compound used as an intermediate in the production of dyes, pharmaceuticals, and other chemicals. It is a colorless, crystalline solid with a strong odor. It is toxic if ingested, inhaled, or absorbed through the skin.

Toxic Effects:
  ▸  Inhalation of p-NCB can cause irritation of the nose, throat, and lungs, as well as dizziness, headache, nausea, and vomiting.

- Ingestion of p-NCB can cause abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

- Skin contact with p-NCB can cause irritation, redness, and burning.

- Prolonged or repeated exposure to p-NCB can cause liver and kidney damage.

Associated Brand Names:
  ▸  Nitrochlorobenzene
  ▸  Chloronitrobenzene
  ▸  Nitrobenzene
  ▸  Nitrochlorobenzene
  ▸  p-Nitrochlorobenzene

Synonyms
  • 4-chloronitrobenzene
  • 4-nitrochlorobenzene
  • p-chloronitrobenzene
  • p-nitrochlorobenzene
  • para-chloronitrobenzene
  • para-nitrochlorobenzene
  • PCNB
  • PNCB
Classifications
  • chemical precursor

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