Moderately toxic by ingestion. Many nitroso compounds are carcinogens. Ignites when heated to 124°C. Mutation data reported. When heated to decomposition it emits toxic fumes of NOx
. See also NITROSO COMPOUNDS
Risk Statements about 1-NITROSO-2-NAPHTHOL(131-91-9):
R22 Harmful if swallowed.
R33 Danger of cumulative effects.
R20/21/22: Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.
R36/37/38: Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
Safety Statements about 1-NITROSO-2-NAPHTHOL(131-91-9):
S26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S36 Wear suitable protective clothing.
S45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label whenever possible.)