Nitrogen dioxide (NO2)

Substance: nitrogen dioxide.

Also known as: nitrogen(IV) oxide deutoxide of nitrogen

Chemspider article about nitrogen dioxide

Wikipedia article about nitrogen dioxide

Hazard information danger

Oxidising
Corrosive cat. 1
Toxic cat. 1 - 3

Hazard statements

  • May cause or intensify fire; oxidizer
  • Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
  • Fatal if inhaled

Precautionary statements

  • Keep/Store away from clothing/…/combustible materials. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • [In case of inadequate ventilation] wear respiratory protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing.
  • Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor/… [As modified by IV ATP]

Experiments with this reagent