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.
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Hazard Statements: H302-H312-H319
Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P273-P280h-P305+P351+P338
Avoid release to the environment. Wear protective gloves/clothing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.