4,6-Dinitro-2-aminophenol; 1-Amino-2-hydroxy-3,5-dinitrobenzene; 2,4-Dinitro-6-aminophenol; 2-Amino-4,6-dinitrophenol; CI 76540; 6-Amino-2,4-dinitrophenol; Acide picramique [French]; C.I. Oxidation Base 21; CI Oxidation Base 21; Fourrine 4R; Fourrine 93; Furro 4R; Oxidation Base 21; Phenol, 2-amino-4,6-dinitro-; Zoba 4R; [ChemIDplus] UN3317
Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)
Dark red solid; [Merck Index]
Used as an explosive initiator, an oxidation base for dyeing fur, a component of electric detonation fuses, a reagent for albumin, an acid-base indicator, and in rinses for hair dyes and shampoos; Also used to make mordants and azo dyes; [HSDB]
Subcutaneous LDLo (rat) = 2100 mg/kg; [RTECS] Toxicity similar to that of 2,4-dinitrophenol; [Merck Index] Emergency treatment: "Dinitro phenol group"; [HSDB] Highly flammable and explosive; Desensitized by wetting; An irritant; Symptoms of poisoning include dizziness, abdominal cramps, vomiting, bloody diarrhea, weakness, and convulsions; [CAMEO] See "Dinitrophenol."
4.16E-07 mm Hg
Flash point = 210 deg C; [HSDB] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "2-Amino-4,6-Dinitrophenol, wetted with not less than 20% water."
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: