2,6-Dinitro-4-methylphenol; 2,6-Dinitro-p-cresol; DNPC; Dinitro-p-cresol; Phenol, 4-methyl-2,6-dinitro-; Toluene, 3,5-dinitro-4-hydroxy-; Victoria Orange; Victoria Yellow; p-Cresol, 2,6-dinitro-; [ChemIDplus] UN2811
Light yellow to yellow solid; [HSDB] Deep yellow flakes; [MSDSonline]
Used as a parent compound for intermediates, dyes, and pharmaceuticals; [HSDB]
A mutagen; Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 24.8 mg/kg; [RTECS] Emergency treatment: "Dinitro phenol group"; [HSDB] An irritant; Readily absorbed through skin; [MSDSonline] See "Dinitrophenol."
5.48E-06 mm Hg
The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Toxic solid, organic, n.o.s."
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: