2-Nitrobenzaldehyde is used as a starting material in synthetic chemistry. It is used as an intermediate during the synthesis of Indigo dye. It is involved in the preparation of colorants such as Indigo carmine. Further, it serves as a useful photoremovable protecting group as well as utilized in the preparation of o-nitrophenylethylene glycol.
Insoluble in water.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.
|43° to 46°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : CU7300000
TSCA : TSCA