4-Chlorobenzonitrile is used to prepare a red pigment for plastics. It is also used in the preparation of amides in organic synthesis. Further, it is used as an intermediate of dye and active pharmaceutical ingredients.
Soluble in alcohol and ether. Insoluble in water.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
|222° to 224°C|
|90° to 94°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Causes serious eye irritation.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves/clothing.
Avoid release to the environment.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
RTECSNumber : DI2800000
TSCA : TSCA