2,6-DNP; 2,6-Dinitrofenol [Czech]; Phenol, 2,6-dinitro-; o-Dinitrophenol; [ChemIDplus] UN1320; UN0076
Light yellow solid; [Merck Index] Yellow powder; [MSDSonline]
Used as an indicator, lumber preservative, and to make dyes, explosives, photographic developers, and other organic chemicals; [HSDB]
Corrosive to skin; [CHRIS] Emergency treatment: "Dinitro phenol group"; A mucous membrane irritant; Can induce methemoglobinemia; [HSDB] Toxic by inhalation, ingestion, and skin contact; [eChemPortal: ESIS] An irritant; Readily absorbed through skin; Disrupts oxidative phosphorylation; May cause liver damage; [MSDSonline] See "Dinitrophenol."
1.2E-05 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:
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: