Toxicological Profile for Dinitrophenols

Draft for Public Comment
Public Comment Period Closed on August 7, 2019

CAS#: 2,4-Dinitrophenol 51-28-5

Toxicological Profile Information

The ATSDR toxicological profile succinctly characterizes the toxicology and adverse health effects information for the toxic substance described therein. Each peer-reviewed profile identifies and reviews the key literature that describes a substance's toxicological properties.

A useful two page information sheet, the ToxFAQs™, is also available.

Toxicological Profile Access

In order to access the ATSDR toxicological profile PDF files below, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader. You may download that program free from Adobe.

Complete Profilepdf icon[PDF - 3.1 MB]

Prefacepdf icon[PDF - 1 MB]

1. Relevance to Public Healthpdf icon[PDF - 96 KB]

2. Health Effectspdf icon[PDF - 831 KB]

3. Toxicokinetics, Susceptible Populations, Biomarkers, Chemical Interactions pdf icon[PDF - 197 KB]

4. Chemical and Physical Information pdf icon[PDF - 85 KB]

5. Potential for Human Exposurepdf icon[PDF - 188 KB]

6. Adequacy of the Database pdf icon[PDF - 154 KB]

7. Regulations and Advisoriespdf icon[PDF - 39 KB]

8. Referencespdf icon[PDF - 184 KB]

Appendicespdf icon[PDF - 761 KB]


Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). 2019. Toxicological profile for Dinitrophenols (Draft for Public Comment). Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service.


All ATSDR toxicological profile PDF files are electronic conversions from other electronic text files. This conversion may have resulted in character translation or format errors.

Regulations or guidelines may change. Please check with the appropriate agency for any changes to the regulations or guidelines cited.

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For more information, contact:
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Page last reviewed: December 02, 2011