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2-nitrochlorobenzene
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Description

O-Nitrochlorobenzene (ONCB) 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 ONCB can cause irritation of the nose, throat, and lungs, as well as dizziness, headache, nausea, and vomiting.

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

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

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

Associated Brand Names:
  ▸  O-Nitrochlorobenzene
  ▸  Chloronitrobenzene
  ▸  Nitrochlorobenzene
  ▸  Nitrochlorobenzene-O
  ▸  Nitrochlorobenzene-O-sulfonic acid
  ▸  Nitrochlorobenzene-O-sulfonate
  ▸  Nitrochlorobenzene-O-sulfonyl chloride

Synonyms
  • 1-chloro-2-nitrobenzene
  • 2-chloro-1-nitrobenzene
  • 2-CNB
  • o-chloronitrobenzene
  • o-nitrochlorobenzene
  • ONCB
  • ortho-chloronitrobenzene
  • ortho-nitrochlorobenzene
Classifications
  • chemical precursor

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