2,5-DNP; 2,5-Dinitrofenol [Czech]; Phenol, 2,5-dinitro-; Phenol, gamma-dinitro-; gamma-Dinitrophenol; [ChemIDplus] UN1320; UN0076
Yellow solid; [Merck Index] Light yellow crystals; [MSDSonline]
Used as an indicator and to make dyes and other organic chemicals; [Merck Index]
Causes first degree burns after brief exposure; [CHRIS] Emergency treatment: see "Dinitrophenol." A mucous membrane irritant; Can induce methemoglobinemia; [HSDB] Toxic by inhalation, ingestion, and skin contact; [eChemPortal: ESIS] An irritant; Readily absorbed through skin; May cause liver damage; Disrupts oxidative phosphorylation; [MSDSonline] See "Dinitrophenol."
0.000122 mm Hg
The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Dinitrophenol, wetted with not less than 15% water, by weight".
MetHgb is secondary toxic effect
Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion
Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: