Agent Name

2-Chloro-m-toluidine

CAS Number

95-81-8

Formula

C7-H8-Cl-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Chloro-5-methylaniline; 2-Chloro-5-methylbenzenamine; 6-Chloro-m-toluidine; Chlorotoluidine

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Sources/Uses

Used to manufacture azo dyes; [Ullmann]

Comments

Listed in table of "Methemoglobinemia-inducing agents: industrial, environmental, and pharmaceutical"; [Sullivan, p. 729]

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Methemoglobin in blood = 1.5% of hemoglobin during or at end of shift. [ACGIH]

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Primary

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