ACUTE/CHRONIC HAZARDS: 2-Nitrobenzoyl chloride is an irritant to skin, eyes and tissues.
Air & Water Reactions
Insoluble in water. Decomposes in water.
2-Nitrobenzoyl chloride is incompatible with bases (including amines), with strong oxidizing agents, and with alcohols. May react with reducing agents. May react vigorously or explosively if mixed with diisopropyl ether or other ethers in the presence of trace amounts of metal salts [J. Haz. Mat., 1981, 4, 291].
CLEAR DARK BROWN LIQUID
Flash point data is not available for 2-Nitrobenzoyl chloride, but 2-Nitrobenzoyl chloride is probably combustible.
Crystalline solid. 2-Nitrobenzoyl chloride is shock sensitive.