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Item number685013
Molecular weight182,13 g/mol
Quantity 1X250MG
storage conditions20 °C
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Safety Data Sheetaccording to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH)
Classifications according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008.
Printdate 18.06.2024
Product name:2,6-Dinitrotoluene
Catalog No.:685013
Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixtureIdentified: Laboratory chemical
uses: R&D
Uses advised against:HPC Standards GmbH
Am Wieseneck 7

04451 Cunnersdorf

Tel. +49 34291 3372-36
Fax. +49 34291 3372-39
Emergency telephone numberHPC Standards Tel. +49 34291 3372-36
This number is only available during office hours.
HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture
Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
Carcinogenicity (Category 1B), H350
Germ cell mutagenicity (Category 2), H341
Reproductive toxicity (Category 2), H361f
Acute toxicity, Inhalation (Category 3), H331
Acute toxicity, Dermal (Category 3), H311
Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 3), H301
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure (Category 2), H373
Chronic aquatic toxicity (Category 3), H412
Label elements
PictogramGHS06 skull
GHS08 silhouete
2.2 Label elements
Labelling according Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
Pictogram Signal word Danger Hazard statement(s)
H301 Toxic if swallowed.
H311 Toxic in contact with skin.
H331 Toxic if inhaled.
H341 Suspected of causing genetic defects.
H350 May cause cancer.
H361f Suspected of damaging fertility.
H373 May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
H412 Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary statement(s)
P201 Obtain special instructions before use.
P261 Avoid breathing dust/ fume/ gas/ mist/ vapours/ spray.
P273 Avoid release to the environment.
P280 Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing.
P301 + P310 IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
P311 Call a POISON CENTER /doctor.
Supplemental Hazard
Restricted to professional users.
2.3 Other hazards
This substance/mixture contains no components considered to be either persistent, bioaccumulative and
toxic (PBT), or very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) at levels of 0.1% or higher
Formula : C7H6N2O4
Molecular weight : 182.13 g/mol
CAS-No. : 606-20-2
EC-No. : 210-106-0
Index-No. : 609-049-00-8
Hazardous ingredients according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
Component Classification Concentration
Acute Tox. 3; Muta. 2; Carc.
1B; Repr. 2; STOT RE 2;
Aquatic Chronic 3; H301,
H331, H311, H341, H350,
H361f, H373, H412
<= 100 %
Molecular Weight (g/mol)182.13
FIRST AID MEASURES4.1 Description of first aid measures
General advice
Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
If inhaled
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
In case of skin contact
Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Take victim immediately to hospital. Consult a physician.
In case of eye contact
Flush eyes with water as a precaution. If swallowed
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.
4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see section 2.2) and/or in
section 11
4.3 Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No data available
FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES5.1 Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Carbon oxides, Nitrogen oxides (NOx)
5.3 Advice for firefighters
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.
5.4 Further information
No data available
ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Wear respiratory protection. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. Ensure
adequate ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Avoid breathing dust.
For personal protection see section 8.
6.2 Environmental precautions
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains. Discharge into the
environment must be avoided.
6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust. Sweep up and shovel. Keep in suitable, closed
containers for disposal.
6.4 Reference to other sections
For disposal see section 13.
HANDLING AND STORAGE7.1 Precautions for safe handling
Avoid formation of dust and aerosols.Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and
aerosols.Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.
For precautions see section 2.2.
7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Storage class (TRGS 510): Combustible solids, toxic
7.3 Specific end use(s)
Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES9.1 Information on basic physical and chemical properties
a) Appearance Form: crystalline
Colour: light yellow
b) Odour No data available c) Odour Threshold No data available
d) pH No data available
e) Melting point/freezing
Melting point/range: 56 - 61 °C
f) Initial boiling point and
boiling range
285.0 °C
g) Flash point 206.7 °C - closed cup
h) Evaporation rate No data available
i) Flammability (solid, gas) No data available
j) Upper/lower
flammability or
explosive limits
No data available
k) Vapour pressure 0.006 mmHg at 25.0 °C
l) Vapour density No data available
m) Relative density 1.28 g/cm3 at 111.00 °C
n) Water solubility No data available
o) Partition coefficient: noctanol/
log Pow: 2.10
p) Auto-ignition
No data available
q) Decomposition
No data available
r) Viscosity No data available
s) Explosive properties No data available
t) Oxidizing properties No data available
9.2 Other safety information
No data available
No data available
10.2 Chemical stability
Stable under recommended storage conditions.
10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions
No data available
10.4 Conditions to avoid
No data available
10.5 Incompatible materials
Oxidizing agents, Reducing agents, Strong bases
10.6 Hazardous decomposition products
Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions. - Carbon oxides, Nitrogen oxides (NOx)
Other decomposition products - No data available
In the event of fire: see section 5
TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION11.1 Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity
LD50 Oral - Rat - 177.0 mg/kg(2,6-Dinitrotoluene)
LC50 Inhalation - Rat - 6 h - 240 mg/m3(2,6-Dinitrotoluene)
Remarks: Behavioral:General anesthetic. Lungs, Thorax, or Respiration:Fibrosing alveolitis. Lungs,
Thorax, or Respiration:Changes in Lung Weight.
Skin corrosion/irritation
Skin - Rabbit(2,6-Dinitrotoluene)
Result: Mild skin irritation - 24 h
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
No data available(2,6-Dinitrotoluene)
Respiratory or skin sensitisation
No data available(2,6-Dinitrotoluene)
Germ cell mutagenicity
Laboratory experiments have shown mutagenic effects.(2,6-Dinitrotoluene)
In vitro tests showed mutagenic effects(2,6-Dinitrotoluene)
Carcinogen This product is or contains a component that has been reported to be proba EPA
Possible human carcinogen(2,6-Dinitrotoluene)
IARC: 2B - Group 2B: Possibly carcinogenic to humans (2,6-Dinitrotoluene)
Reproductive toxicity
Suspected human reproductive toxicant(2,6-Dinitrotoluene)
Overexposure may cause reproductive disorder(s) based on tests with laboratory animals.(2,6-
Dinitrotoluene) Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
No data available(2,6-Dinitrotoluene)
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
The substance or mixture is classified as specific target organ toxicant, repeated exposure, category 2.
Aspiration hazard
No data available(2,6-Dinitrotoluene)
Additional Information
RTECS: XT1925000
Spleen. - (2,6-Dinitrotoluene)
Toxicity to fish LC50 - Pimephales promelas (fathead minnow) - 17.2 - 50 mg/l - 96.0 h(2,6-
Toxicity to daphnia and
other aquatic
EC50 - Daphnia magna (Water flea) - 21.70 mg/l - 48 h(2,6-Dinitrotoluene)
Toxicity to algae EC50 - Desmodesmus subspicatus (green algae) - 11.00 - 20.00 mg/l - 72
h(2,6-Dinitrotoluene) 12.2 Persistence and degradability
No data available
12.3 Bioaccumulative potential
No data available
12.4 Mobility in soil
No data available(2,6-Dinitrotoluene)
12.5 Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
This substance/mixture contains no components considered to be either persistent, bioaccumulative and
toxic (PBT), or very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) at levels of 0.1% or higher.
12.6 Other adverse effects
Harmful to aquatic life.
DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS13.1 Waste treatment methods
Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company. Dissolve or mix the material
with a combustible solvent and burn in a chem scrubber.
Contaminated packaging
Dispose of as unused product.
ADR/RID: 3454 IMDG: 3454 IATA: 3454
14.2 UN proper shipping name
IATA: Dinitrotoluenes, solid
14.3 Transport hazard class(es)
ADR/RID: 6.1 IMDG: 6.1 IATA: 6.1
14.4 Packaging group
14.5 Environmental hazards
ADR/RID: no IMDG Marine pollutant: yes IATA: no
14.6 Special precautions for user
No data available
REGULATORY INFORMATION15.1 Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
This safety datasheet complies with the requirements of Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006.
15.2 Chemical safety assessment
For this product a chemical safety assessment was not carried out
OTHER INFORMATIONThe above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any
guarantee of the properties of the product. For lab use only!